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  • 12.13.11
    Episode 20111213
    Federal safety regulators are calling for a nationwide ban on all cell phone use while driving, Then, Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has a plan to build the world's biggest airplane and use it to launch rockets into space; Also, some 2,000 of Elizabeth Taylor's keepsakes are about to hit the auction block.moreless
  • 12.07.11
    Episode 20111207
    Wednesday: In a surprise decision by the Obama administration, young teenagers will not be allowed access to the morning-after emergency contraception pill without a prescription; Also, a look inside secret make-shift hospitals in Syria where wounded protesters are being treated because going to a government-run facility is too dangerous; And, Harry Morgan, best known for his role as Colonel Sherman T. Potter on M*A*S*H, is dead at the age of 96.moreless
  • 12.06.11
    Episode 20111206
    "Tuesday: CBS News correspondent Clarissa Ward shares an inside look at what life is like for the band of former Syrian soldiers who have taken up arms against Bashar al Assad\'s regime; Then, Iowa Evangelicals share what they look for when voting for a candidate in the upcoming caucuses; Also, The last U.S. soldiers prepare to leave their stations in Iraq by receiving some final training.moreless
  • 11.29.11
    Episode 20111129
    Herman Cain acknowledged that a new claim of a long term extra-marital affair could end his run for the presidency; Then, American Airlines became the last major U.S. carrier to file for bankruptcy; Also, war wounded veterans remember the day they almost died by celebrating their "Alive Day."
  • 09.23.11
    Episode 09.23.11
    Friday: The insurgents who attacked the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, were killed, but their cell phones left behind evidence linking Pakistani intelligence to the Haqqani terror network; Also, Scott Pelley goes alongside NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelley for an extraordinary look inside the counter terrorism bureau; And, Steve Hartman reports on the unique sport-of-choice for kids in Lakeside, Ohio - shuffleboard.moreless
  • 09.22.11
    Episode 09.22.11
    Thursday: Investors are heading for the exits amid rising fears of a global recession; Then, America's top military officer told a Senate committee that Pakistani intelligence was behind the attack on the U.S. embassy in Afghanistan; Also, the small town of Mineral, Virgina is still struggling to rebuild after an earthquake struck there one month ago.moreless
  • 09.21.11
    Episode 09.21.11
    Wednesday: After 26 months in Iranian captivity, American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer are released and reunited with their families in Oman; Also, a few weeks after posting a plea for help online, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer commits suicide; And, cotton farmers are feeling the worst of Texas' drought.
  • 09.20.11
    Episode 09.20.11
    Tuesday: 40 years after America declared war against cancer, a new reports shows the country is making progress against the disease; Also, Montana is fighting the battle against methamphetamine addiction with a graphic in-your-face ad campaign targeted at teens; And, Don't ask don't tell, the policy banning openly gay troops from serving in the military, officially ends.moreless
  • 09.19.11
    Episode 09.19.11
    Monday: Republicans shoot down President Obama's balanced plan for cutting the deficit; Then, A new study claims people with diabetes are twice as likely to develop dementia; Also, an investigation into the rogue pharmacies that distribute the powerful medications - no questions asked.
  • 09.17.11
    Episode 09.17.11
    Saturday: A fighter plane crashes at the National Championship Air Races in Nevada killing the pilot and at least eight people on the ground; Also, virtual surgery simulators are being used to help surgeons hone the motor skills they will need in an operating room; And, Greg Abbot, aka "Gadget," is sparking an underground movement of taking existing cars and converting them into electric.moreless
  • 09.16.11
    Episode 09.16.11
    Friday: A new survey conducted by CBS News and the New York Times reveals historic levels of disappointment with Congress and President Obama; Also, Georgia's unique job training program known as "Quick Start" is creating jobs for the suffering state; And, Tracy Smith speaks with the parents of 14-year-old Kameron Jacobsen, who hanged himself after being viciously bullied at school and online.moreless
  • 09.15.11
    Episode 09.15.11
    Thursday: A new report showing a spike in the number of initial default notices banks sent to homeowners is seen as a healthy sign for the housing market; Also, following the death of Osama bin Laden, CIA drone strikes are severely weakening the power of al-Qaeda; And, the incredible story of 23-year-old Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer, who was awarded the Medal of Honor.moreless
  • 09.14.11
    Episode 09.14.11
    Wednesday: Republican Bob Turner's upset victory in New York's heavily Democratic 9th Congressional District is being seen as a message from voters to President Obama; Also, after receiving $500 million in stimulus money, Solyndra's solar panel factory declares bankruptcy, raising questions over where the money went and the company's ties to the Obama Administration; And, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks with Scott Pelley on what he feels the problems with America and its leaders are.moreless
  • 09.13.11
    Episode 09.13.11
    Tuesday: The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan is bombarded by a daylong attack from a small unit of Taliban insurgents; Also, Iran's President says that the two American hikers who've been held in Iran for more than two years will be released; And, the CEO and chairman of Caterpillar tells Scott Pelley his concerns about the economy and shares his ideas on what will fix a broken Washington.moreless
  • 09.12.11
    Episode 09.12.11
    Monday: Fears are growing over Europe's debt crisis with investors predicting it could bring the entire global banking system and the U.S. economy down with it; Then, some business owners feel President Obama's jobs bill will not be enough; Also, Ten years after the attacks of 9/11, the National September 11th Memorial opened to the public.moreless
  • 09.11.11
    Episode 09.11.11
    Sunday: America officially dedicated its memorial at the World Trade Center to those lost on 9/11; Then, Cynthia Bowers reports on some of the stories of the more than 3,000 children who lost their parents to the attacks on 9/11; Also, A look at some of the indelible images from memorials marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.moreless
  • Pentagon Memorial encourages contemplation
    The first makeshift 9/11 memorial was erected at the Pentagon on September 12th, 2001. David Martin reports on the official Pentagon Memorial that includes 184 benches commemorating victims and encouraging reflection.
  • Evening News Online 09.10.11
    Evening News Online 09.10.11
    Episode 09.10.11
    Saturday: A weekend of national remembrance as Americans mark ten years since the 9/11 attacks. Also, the latest on the recent terror threats in New York and Washington. Then, an eyewitness account from a photojournalist who was at the epicenter of the 9/11 attacks.
  • 09.09.11
    Episode 09.09.11
    Friday: Scott Pelley tours the 9/11 memorial ahead of opening weekend; New York City prepares for new terror threats as the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches; A World Trade Center company makes a comeback and gives back and a Penn. town is completely devastated by record flooding.
  • 09.08.11
    Episode 09.08.11
    Thursday: President Obama unveils the details of "The American Jobs Act" to Congress; Also, federal officials are very concerned about a possible terror attack on New York or Washington D.C. on the tenth anniversary of September 11th; And, a massive power outage has millions across southern California, Arizona and Mexico in the dark.moreless
  • 09.07.11
    Episode 09.07.11
    Wednesday: A coordinated strike by federal law enforcement results in the largest Medicare fraud bust in U.S. history; Also, firefighters in Texas continue to battle a seemingly unending series of deadly wildfires; Plus, the President's jobs and growth package now could top $400 billion; And, Pennsylvania residents embrace the tragedy and the families of those lost on United Flight 93.moreless
  • 09.06.11
    Episode 09.06.11
    Tuesday: With no end in sight, wildfires continue to rage across Texas due to high winds and a record drought; Also, as the economy has slowed to a crawl and the job market has come to a standstill, fear of another recession grows; And, the postmaster general warns Congress that without its help the Postal Service will default.moreless
  • 09.05.11
    Episode 09.05.11
    Monday: High winds created by Tropical Storm Lee are spreading wildfires already burning through the state of Texas; Then, President Obama held his first rally since August's dismal jobs report showing the country's worst performance in 65 years; Also, Many of the 70,000 people who worked in the ruins at Ground Zero now suffer from illnesses officially linked to the toxic smoke and dust.moreless
  • 09.04.11
    Episode 09.04.11
    Sunday: Tropical Storm Lee hits the Gulf Coast with heavy rain and tornadoes in some areas; Also, the growing trend of job fairs hosted by members of Congress; Plus, A look back at the National September 11th Memorial.
  • 09.03.11
    Episode 09.03.11
    Saturday: Tropical Storm Lee stalls over the Gulf Coast and flooding concerns grow as the massive storm continues to drench Louisiana; Also, Russ Mitchell reports on the 9/11 Living Memorial Project - a memorial that lives online, created by the family members of victims; And, in these tough economic times, consumers are turning again in droves to coupons to save money.moreless
  • 08.11.11
    Episode 20110811
    Thursday: The volatile stock market changes direction eight times in eight days - this time the Dow is up more than 400 points; Also, the eight GOP presidential candidates competing in Iowa's straw poll prepare for their upcoming debate; And, Scott Pelley speaks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about the situations in Syria and Somalia.moreless
  • 05.23.11
    Episode 05.23.11
    Monday: A massive tornado ripped through Joplin, Mo. less than half an hour after the warning sirens went off. As the search for victims goes on, the death toll has risen to at least 116; Then, Chicagoan David Headley's testimony links the terrorist group that carried out the Mumbai terror attacks to the Pakistani intelligence services; Also, The Los Angles police department caught a big break in the search for the suspects in the brutal beating of a Giants fan, arresting an ex-con with a violent past.moreless
  • 05.22.11
    Episode 05.22.11
    Sunday: President Obama's AIPAC speech that addressed peace talks between Israel and Palestine; Also, the close race in a special upcoming election to fill a vacant N.Y. House seat; Plus, New York's smoking ban is expanding.
  • 05.21.11
    Episode 05.21.11
    Saturday: Higher gas and food prices are forcing consumers to spend more on necessities, and it's stalling economic progress; Also, a school district is beating bullying thanks to a federally funded, anti-bullying curriculum; And, Harold Camping's prediction that the world would end on May 21, 2011 did not come true.
  • 05.20.11
    Episode 05.20.11
    Friday: Lance Armstrong went on the attack amid accusations he used performance-enhancing drugs; Then, Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been released from prison while his sex assault case goes forward; Also, Harold Camping spread his end of the world prophesy with a billboard campaign costing as much as $1 million.
  • 05.19.11
    Episode 05.19.11
    Thursday: On her last broadcast as anchor of the CBS Evening News, Katie Couric remembers some of her favorite moments of the past five years; Also, Lance Armstrong's former teammate accuses Armstrong of injecting a banned performance enhancing drug; And, an experimental therapy enables a paralyzed patient to stand up and take steps on his own.moreless
  • 05.18.11
    Episode 05.18.11
    Wednesday: A report commissioned by the Catholic church claims that society is partially to blame for the child sex abuse scandal; Also, President Obama imposed sanctions on Syria's president for violent crackdowns on anti-government protests; And, X-rays help Mexican police catch 513 migrants hidden in trucks bound for the U.S.
  • 05.16.11
    Episode 05.16.11
    Monday: Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, was charged in New York with seven counts of criminal charges; Then, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords looked on as her husband Mark Kelly lifted off in the space shuttle Endeavour on its last mission into space; Also, After 43 years missing in Vietnam, the recently identified remains of an elite, army Green Beret soldier finally made it home.moreless
  • 05.15.11
    Episode 05.15.11
    Sunday: IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is arrested for alleged sexual assault; Also, More, residents of Louisiana's Cajun country prepare for the worst after more Mississippi floodgates are opened; Plus, an Atlanta artists creates brings new life to old books.
  • 05.14.11
    Episode 05.14.11
    Saturday: Army engineers unlock a Mississippi River spillway hoping to prevent flooding in New Orleans; Also, on the 50th anniversary of the Anniston, Ala. bus burning, civil rights pioneers remember their brush with death; And, a paralyzed college student is able to walk the stage and receive his diploma thanks to remarkable new technology.moreless
  • 05.13.11
    Episode 05.13.11
    Friday: Suicide bombers in Pakistan killed dozens of police cadets in retaliation for the killing of Osama bin Laden; Also, engineers are preparing to open a spillway to prevent the Miss. River from flooding New Orleans; And, rising food and fuel prices are causing a burst of inflation.
  • 05.12.11
    Episode 05.12.11
    Thursday: Investigators are constructing a picture of how the Osama bin Laden raid went down thanks to Navy SEALs' helmet cams; Also, a study claims treating HIV early can dramatically lower the chances of transmission; And, college grads are taking their careers into their own hands and becoming entrepreneurs.
  • 05.11.11
    Episode 05.11.11
    Wednesday: Surging flood water is spelling disaster for small communities like Tunica Cutoff, Miss., which could be flooded off the map; Also, the Peace Corps are being accused of ignoring sexual assaults on volunteers; And, "CJ's Bus" creates a safe haven for kids in disaster zones.
  • 05.09.11
    Episode 05.09.11
    Monday: Mark Strassmann looks at Memphis, Tennessee's flood protection system as the Mississippi river rises to six times its typical width; Then, Pakistan has informed the U.S. it will allow U.S. government agents direct access to Osama bin Laden's widows; Also, Nursing homes allegedly prescribed anti-psychotic drugs, for people who don't need them with fatal side effects.moreless
  • 05.08.11
    Episode 05.08.11
    Sunday: Residents in the South are preparing for the worst as the Mississippi River continues to rise; Also, public and official skepticism in Pakistan over Osama bin Laden's death; Plus, the U.S. names it's newest warship after a fallen Navy SEAL.
  • 05.07.11
    Episode 05.07.11
    Saturday: The Pentagon releases video seized from Osama bin Laden's compound that show him rehearsing his messages and watching himself on television; Also, residents continue to battle historic flooding along the Mississippi River; And, the sports world mourns the death of golf great Seve Ballesteros.
  • 05.06.11
    Episode 05.06.11
    Friday: Clues bin laden left behind are providing U.S. intelligence the best chance in years to destroy the heart of al-Qaeda; Also, despite nearly a quarter of a million new jobs, the jobless rate jumps back to nine percent; And, what it takes to be the best of the best - a U.S. Navy SEAL.moreless
  • 05.05.11
    Episode 05.05.11
    Thursday: President Obama tours ground zero after the killing of Osama bin Laden; Also, Concerns over the economy have helped drive oil back to below $100 a barrel; Plus, ground zero's eight-acre plaza.
  • 05.04.11
    Episode 05.04.11
    Wednesday: A first look at President Obama's first interview since the Navy SEALs mission in Pakistan with "60 Minutes"; Also, evidence recovered at Osama bin Laden's compound could yield the biggest intelligence windfall since 9/11; Plus, the 50th anniversary of the first Freedom Ride.
  • 05.03.11
    Episode 05.03.11
    Tuesday: The latest details of the high-risk raid at that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden; Also, growing questions over Pakistan's knowledge of the compound; Plus, CBS News announces Katie Couric's replacement as anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News."
  • 05.02.11
    Episode 05.02.11
    Monday: The latest details of the high-risk hunt that ended in the death of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden; Also, the families of victims of the Sept 11 attacks react to the bin Laden's death; Plus, is the U.S. safer now?
  • 05.01.11
    Episode 05.01.11
    Sunday: Libyan officials say a NATO attack killed one of Qaddafi's sons; Also, An estimated 1.5 million people gather to see Pope John Paul II beatified; Plus, a young female jockey strives to make Kentucky Derby history.
  • 04.30.11
    Episode 05.01.11
    Saturday: Elaine Quijano reports from Smithville, Miss., a small town which has been nearly decimated by one of the tornadoes that has recently caused massive damage in the region; Then, Chinese citizens are puffing up in record numbers, with many seemingly unaware of the dangers of smoking; Also, A horse ranch located within the city limits of Compton, Calif. allows teens to escape the crime and violence of their surroundings.moreless
  • 04.29.11
    Episode 04.29.11
    Friday: Doctors in Birmingham, Ala., experience "controlled chaos" while treating thousands of wounded patients after tornadoes swept through the area; Then, Hundreds of millions of people all around the world watched the royal wedding between Kate Middleton and Prince William; Also, After what many considered "a normal wedding," Prince William and Kate Middleton are expected to usher in a new era of British monarchy.moreless
  • 04.28.11
    Episode 04.28.11
    Mark Strassmann reports from Tuscaloosa, Ala., where tornadoes ripped through neighborhoods, leaving many with nothing and killing at least 36; Then, On the eve of the royal wedding between Kate Middleton and Prince William, a party atmosphere formed outside Westminster Abbey; Also, Katie Couric talks to some London schoolchildren and learns about the changing face of their country.moreless
  • 04.27.11
    Episode 04.27.11
    Wednesday: President Obama releases a copy of his birth certificate to prove to critics he is a natural born U.S. citizen; Also, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks about the ongoing turmoil in Libya; Plus, who is Kate Middleton?
  • 04.26.11
    Episode 04.26.11
    Tuesday: Rising rivers force Midwest residents to evacuate their homes; Also, coffee drinkers feel the burn of the soaring price of coffee beans; Plus, an inside look at royal wedding planning.
  • 04.25.11
    Episode 04.25.11
    Monday: New documents released by WikiLeaks reveal that top al Qaeda figures were watching as the World Trade Center burned; Also, an exclusive interview with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' husband Mark Kelly; Plus, royal weddings of the past.
  • 04.24.11
    Episode 04.24.11
    Sunday: Civilians in the Libyan city of Misrata are using a ferry boat to escape the ongoing violence; Also, a report on the effectiveness of tornado warning systems; Plus, royal wedding travel plans.
  • 04.23.11
    Episode 04.23.11
    Saturday: Tornadoes tore through the St. Louis, Mo. area, causing extensive property loss and damaging Lambert International Airport; Also, with our credit limit almost maxed out, the U.S. faces possible default for the first time ever; And, victims from the two worst acts of terrorism on U.S. soil share their pain.moreless
  • 04.22.11
    Episode 04.22.11
    Friday: Americans looking to Washington for help find Congress on vacation; Also, Earth Day turns 41 and NASA releases stunning new satellite images; Plus, helpful tips to cut costs at the gas pump; And, an in depth look inside the historic site of the royal wedding - Wesminster Abbey.
  • 04.21.11
    Episode 04.21.11
    Thursday: A new poll reveals that 70 percent of Americans feel the nation is on the wrong track: Then, Of the $20 billion fund established by BP to compensate victims of the oil spill, only $3.8 billon has been paid; Also, Apple has been secretly keeping a record of every move iPhone users make.moreless
  • 04.20.10
    Episode 04.20.11
    Wednesday: The first American casualties reported in the ongoing conflict in Libya; Also, wildfires spread in Texas; And, the first anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 04.19.11
    Episode 04.19.11
    Tuesday: The FAA is investigating a near-miss incident involving a plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama; Also, McDonald's is looking to hire 50,000 new employees across nationwide; Plus, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ruben Vives.
  • 04.18.11
    Episode 04.18.11
    A top rating firm lowered the U.S. credit outlook to "negative" for the first time; Then, one year after the BP oil spill, nearly half of all surveyed restaurant patrons gave unfavorable views of seafood from the Gulf; Also, The tax policy institute claims 45 percent of Americans don't owe the government anything this year.moreless
  • 04.17.11
    Episode 04.17.11
    Sunday: A weekend of severe storms and brutal tornados in North Carolina leave at least 21 people dead; Also, the FAA releases new regulations after incidents of controllers sleeping on duty; Plus, Japan's resilient survivors.
  • 04.16.11
    Episode 04.16.11
    Saturday: A severe storm storm system has already ripped through eight states, causing major property damage and killing 17 people; Also, Tea Party rallies offered up a platform for 2012 GOP presidential contenders; And, lucky residents from Kate Middleton's hometown received invites to the royal wedding.
  • 04.15.11
    Episode 04.15.11
    Severe weather swept through the middle of the country, leaving a path of destruction and at least nine dead; Then, Chip Reid reports on the harsh words the president had for his Republican colleagues and the White House's reaction; Also, Two reports out claim that some hair products include formaldehyde.
  • 04.14.11
    Episode 04.14.11
    The chief of air traffic controllers, Hank Krakowski, abruptly resigned after recent incidents of controllers sleeping on the job; Then, Political leaders of the anti-Qaddafi rebels are lobbying for exemption from the U.N. arms embargo, Also, Dodger stadium has called upon an army of police in order to keep the peace at the the first home game of the season.moreless
  • 04.13.11
    Episode 04.13.11
    Wednesday: The FAA plans for a staffing increase at 27 control towers after seven instances of sleeping controllers; Also, President Obama announces his plan to reduce the U.S. defict; Plus, changing the world into "Chip's nation."
  • 04.12.11
    Episode 04.12.11
    Tuesday: A CBS News investigation into the frequency of dangerous spills and leaks by the U.S. oil and gas industry; Also, Japan's government expands the 20-mile evacuation zone around Fukushima; Plus, jets collide on JFK's runway.
  • 04.11.11
    Episode 04.11.11
    Monday: A CBS News team takes a look at the impact of soaring gas prices across the U.S.; Also, The number of police officer killings in the line of duty has increased 44 percent since last year; Plus, Japan's memory hunters.
  • 04.10.11
    Episode 04.10.11
    Sunday: With continuing unrest in the Middle East, gasoline prices are expected to keep rising; Also, A brutal winter has lead to bumpier potholes for U.S. cities; Plus, The National Archives has made Civil War draft registration records available online.
  • 04.09.11
    Episode 04.10.11
    Saturday: Just one hour before the midnight deadline, Congress reached a budget deal allowing the government to remain open; Also, rebels in Libya were forced to retreat in Ajdabiya despite NATO help; And, the movie industry is mourning one of its most productive directors, Sidney Lumet.
  • 04.08.11
    Episode 04.08.11
    Congressional leaders continued to bicker over budget cuts and were not on track to reach an agreement before a possible shutdown; Then, The war in Libya has settled to a stalemate due to insufficient communication and a lack of strategic planning on the side of the rebels; Also, The first of a massive wave of baby boomers are turning 65 this year and set to retire, but many are choosing to continue to work.moreless
  • 04.07.11
    Episode 04.07.11
    As administration officials prepare for a government shutdown, Nancy Cordes reports both sides say talks are headed in the wrong direction; Then, Dean Reynolds reports on how rising gas prices, worldwide demand and low supplies of food have all contributed to high prices at U.S. grocery stores; Also, Seth Doane reports on how students in Toledo, Ohio, are gravitating to a boxing gym built to keep kids off the streets.moreless
  • 04.06.11
    Episode 04.06.11
    Wednesday: With time almost up for Congress, the federal government is finalizing plans for a shutdown; Also, Former Congressman Curt Weldon is in Libya on an invitation from the Qaddafi regime; Plus, the booming business of cupcakes.
  • 04.05.11
    Episode 04.05.11
    Tuesday: President Obama says Congress is closer than ever to a compromise on the federal budget; Also, Libyan rebels export oil through tankers in the eastern port; Plus, a national search for the new Aflac spokes-duck.
  • 04.04.11
    Episode 04.04.11
    Monday: Investigators say the damage to Southwest Flight 812 could have been due to metal fatigue; Also, Attorney General Eric Holder announces that the suspected 9/11 terrorists will be tried in a military tribunal; Plus, students claim Yale University turned a blind eye to sexual abuse cases.
  • 04.03.11
    Episode 04.03.11
    Sunday: Investigators say preexisting cracks could have caused the damage to the Southwest airliner; Also, a possible stalemate in Libya; Plus, 1950s rock legend Wanda Jackson's new wave of popularity.
  • 04.01.11
    Episode 04.01.11
    Friday: The Labor Department released the best jobs report in two years, showing unemployment down to 8.8 percent; Then, Thousands of Afghan protesters stormed the UN compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, resulting in a massacre that left 20 dead; Also, Jim Axelrod reports on how the high-tech safety features of newer cars have made a difference in saving lives.moreless
  • 03.31.11
    Episode 03.31.11
    Thursday: The U.S. announces a pullback of strike aircraft when NATO takes command of Libyan operations; Also, traces of radiation is found in U.S. milk from Japan; Plus, seven NY state workers win the $319 million Mega Millions jackpot.
  • 03.30.11
    Episode 03.30.11
    Wednesday: Outgunned and regularly outflanked in the field, rebels in Libya are running for their lives from Qaddafi's forces; Also, President Obama sets a goal to cut U.S. oil dependence; Plus, the FDA reconsiders the impact of food dyes.
  • 03.29.11
    Episode 03.29.11
    Tuesday: Rebel leadership in Libya say they are outgunned by government forces and ask coalition forces for munitions.; Also, The Syrian government organizes "loyalty to the nation" rallies; Plus, why does a broken heart physically hurt?
  • 03.28.11
    Episode 03.28.11
    Monday: Libya's anti-government army of students, laborers and soldiers push towards Qaddafi's hometown; Also, more highly radioactive water is found near Fukushima's nuclear plant; Plus, an odd-couple friendship update.
  • 03.25.11
    Episode 03.25.11
    Friday:The evacuation zone around Japan's damaged nuclear power plant in Japan was expanded from 12 to 19 miles; Then, Hundreds gathered in downtown Manhattan to honor the 146 who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire; Also, The town of Koizumi, Japan, was wiped off the map, but, thanks to practice drills, only 42 people are missing or dead.moreless
  • 03.24.11
    Episode 03.24.11
    Thursday: The Census Bureau released its first set of national-level findings from the 2010 count on race and migration; Then, The FAA suspended an air traffic controller who fell asleep in the control tower at Reagan National Airport; Also, Mark Strassmann reports on the life saving efforts of Foundation 56, a mobile mammogram service that's free of charge to low-income women.moreless
  • 03.23.11
    Episode 03.23.11
    Wednesday: America says good-bye to one of its biggest stars, Academy Award winning actress Elizabeth Taylor; Also, after five days of bombing by allied forces, Qaddafi's days in power may be numbered; And, investors, not oil companies, are being blamed for skyrocketing oil prices.
  • 03.22.11
    Episode 03.22.11
    Tuesday: The U.S. loses a warplane as the allies keep up the assault on Libya and Qaddafi remains defiant; Also, in Japan, thousands of earthquake survivors are still struggling to find adequate food, water, and shelter; And, officials across the nation are attempting to address the issue of alarmingly high college dropout rates.moreless
  • 03.21.11
    Episode 03.21.11
    Monday: The bombing of a Qaddafi building angered his supporters who claim it was a direct attack to kill him; Then, A mysterious and serious setback prompted workers to evacuate Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear plant; Also, Steve Hartman reports on a resident in Dallas, Texas, who feels a special connection with the people in Dallas' sister city of Sendai, Japan.moreless
  • 03.20.11
    Episode 03.20.11
    Sunday: A coalition assault continues against government forces in Libya; Also, the economic impact of the crisis in Japan.
  • 03.18.11
    Episode 03.18.11
    Friday: After the U.N. passed a resolution authorizing air strikes against Libya, President Obama delivered an ultimatum to Qaddafi; Then, Workers at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant have connected a power cable needed to restart the cooling systems; Also, Kids across America are doing their best to raise money - and hope - for the people of Japan.moreless
  • 03.17.11
    Episode 03.17.11
    Thursday: Bill Whitaker reports that it is not clear Japan's desperate measures to cool their damaged nuclear power plant will work; Then, The U.N. was voting on a resolution that would authorize "all necessary measures" to protect civilians from Qaddafi's forces; Also, Dr. Ritsuko Komaki reflects back on Japan's history with nuclear explosions and the dangers of radiation exposure.moreless
  • 03.16.11
    Episode 03.16.11
    Wednesday: Conflicting reports are coming out of Japan as workers race to cool its nuclear reactors; Also, questions raised about the safety older nuclear reactors in the U.S; Plus, the search continues for a 24-year-old American English teacher who went missing in the Japan earthquake.
  • 03.15.11
    Episode 03.15.11
    Tuesday: Radiation levels have subsided after the third explosion at Fukushima's nuclear complex; Also, The U.S.'s humanitarian relief effort for Japan quickly turns to a hazardous duty for the military; Plus, the surviving spirit of the Japanese people.
  • 03.14.11
    Episode 03.14.11
    Monday: Japan's recovery and continuing fight to contain mounting problems caused by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake, tsunami and damaged reactors in Fukushima's power plant; Plus, new concerns over U.S. nuclear plants located in earthquake zones.
  • 03.13.11
    Episode 03.13.11
    Sunday: The aftermath of a magnitude nine earthquake and resulting tsunami that hit Japan; Plus, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton plans to meet with the Libyan opposition in Cairo; Also, State Department Spokesman PJ Crowley steps down.
  • 03.12.11
    Episode 03.12.11
    Saturday: The world is getting a closer look at the extent of the damage from the earthquake that hit Japan, as concerns mount over the possibility of a nuclear meltdown; Also, Qaddafi's forces are regaining control in key areas of Libya; And, the NFL's owners locked out its players, putting the next football season in jeopardy.moreless
  • 03.11.11
    Episode 03.11.11
    Friday: Japan suffered an 8.9 magnitude earthquake which caused a tsunami with up to 24-ft. waves; Then, The 8.9 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a tsunami which sent waves surging to Calif.; Also, New tapes have surfaced that detail the events that took place the day President Ronald Reagan was shot.moreless
  • 03.10.11
    Episode 03.10.11
    Thursday: Rep. Peter King, R-NY, held a controversial hearing focused on the role of Muslim-Americans in terror investigations; Then, Mark Phillips spoke with Qaddafi's son Seif al-Islam, who vowed his government will soon re-take all of Libya; Also, A Los Angeles woman founded "Heartfelt," a non-profit that offers cardiac screenings for free.moreless
  • 03.09.11
    Episode 03.09.11
    Wednesday: Qaddafi's air force targets major oil fields, a crucial area both sides of the battle have been avoiding; Also, accused Tucson shooter Jared Loughner comes face-to-face with victims; Plus, Muslim leaders gather to condemn GOP hearings.
  • 03.08.11
    Episode 03.08.11
    Tuesday: For five straight days the Libyan army pounds the town of Zawiyah, but anti-Qaddafi rebels remain defiant; Also, Soaring gas prices cause a surge in the use of public transportation; Plus, Charlie Sheen stars in his own web show.
  • 03.07.11
    Episode 03.07.11
    Monday: Qaddafi's air force bombards several key rebel-held towns outside of Libya's capitol Tripoli; Also, the White House considers tapping into the nation's oil reserve; Plus, a Boston woman receives the 3D mammogram.
  • 03.06.11
    Episode 03.06.11
    Sunday: With gasoline prices rising at near record rates, the White House considers tapping into the nation's oil reserve; Also, the Qaddafi regime declares victory in Tripoli; Plus, artificial retinas giving the blind a second chance at sight.
  • 03.05.11
    Episode 03.05.11
    Saturday: Both Muammar Qaddafi's government and the rebels are claiming to control of the town of Zawiya as pressure U.S. military involvement in Libya grows; Also, Hershey is planning on laying off up to 600 people this year as the company "modernizes" its plant; And, the Reds fantasy camp lets baseball diehards play with the pros and forge lifelong friendships.moreless
  • 03.04.11
    Episode 03.04.11
    Friday: The unemployment rate has been at 9 percent or higher for 21 months but has fallen to 8.9 percent; Then, Wes Leonard, a 16-year-old high-school junior, died of an enlarged heart shortly after scoring a game-winning basket; Also, Bull-riding events for children are taking place across the nation and carry with them a high risk for injury.moreless
  • 03.03.11
    Episode 03.03.11
    Thursday: An ATF agent claims the agency has a policy that allows guns to go into Mexico; Then, Qaddafi's warplanes dropped bombs for a second day on the town of Brega, Libya; Also, The California sea otter has been dying off in alarming numbers, but no one's exactly sure why.
  • 03.01.11
    Episode 03.01.11
    Tuesday: Defense Secretary Gates says U.S. Marines in the Mediterranean will only be used in Libya for emergency services; Also, two days of storms rip through the Midwest with heavy rain and tornadoes; Plus, a blind artist who paints with his imagination.
  • 02.28.11
    Episode 02.28.11
    Monday: Despite the risk anti-government protesters in Libya continue to openly defy the Qaddafi regime; Also, Bernie Madoff attempts to explain his side of the $65 billion ponzi scheme; Plus, an odd-couple friendship in Los Angeles.
  • 02.27.11
    Episode 02.27.11
    Sunday: The latest on the continuing crisis in Libya as Qaddafi's grip on power continues to wane; Also, governors in states across the U.S. get inspired by Wisconsin's demonstrations; Plus, tenure reform for teachers driven by student progress.
  • 02.26.11
    Episode 02.26.11
    Saturday: As chaos continues to rage in Libya, President Obama stands firmly saying Qaddafi must leave now; Also, the Wisconsin collective bargaining legislation is sparking protests around the country; And, a mysterious London street artist named Banksy has been leaving his art all over Los Angeles.
  • 02.25.11
    Episode 02.25.11
    Friday: 183 Americans have finally made it to Malta after being stuck for two days on a ferry docked in Tripoli; Then, The U.S. is paying close attention to Qaddafi's assests, but mystery surrounds exactly how much he is worth; Also, The hit television show "Glee" is inspiring show choirs to pop up at schools across the country.moreless
  • 02.24.11
    Episode 02.24.11
    Thursday: Rebel forces in Libya move to seize power from dictator Qaddafi; Also, another massive Toyota recall; Plus, the future of teachers' union "In Focus;" And, Prince William and his fiance mark their first official outing.
  • 02.23.11
    Episode 02.23.11
    Wednesday: Protesters in Libya are slowing eroding power from leader Muammar Qaddafi; Also, The condition and future of New Zealand following the earthquake that shook the nation; Plus, Caltech basketball breaks a 26-year losing streak.
  • 02.22.11
    Episode 02.22.11
    Tuesday: A dispute among the pirates who hijacked a yacht off of Somalia appears to be the cause the fire fight which left four Americans dead; Also, the latest on the 6.3 magnitude quake that struck the New Zealand city Christchurch; Plus, a new study that puts cell phone safety to the test.moreless
  • 02.21.11
    Episode 02.21.11
    Monday: Libya's leader Muammar Qaddafi orders warplanes and helicopters to halt protesters; Also, new violence spreads towards popular tourist areas in Mexico; Plus, the Houdini housewife, Alexandria the Great.
  • 02.20.11
    Episode 02.20.11
    Sunday: The latest in the continuing turmoil in the Middle East including the rising death toll in Libya; Also, the continuing debate on Capitol Hill over budget cuts and the largely ignored issue of entitlements; Plus, the housing crisis spreads to formerly immune Seattle.
  • 02.19.11
    Episode 02.19.11
    Saturday: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's controversial plan to fill the state's budget shortfall is fueling fiery protests; Also, BP fund administrator Ken Feinberg rolled out his new plan for oil spill compensation; And, Watson, IBM's super computer, is now being tested to see how it deals with patients in a health care setting.moreless
  • 02.18.11
    Episode 02.18.11
    Friday: Rep. Scott Walker's (R-Wis.) proposal for big budget cuts against unions appears to only be the beginning; Then, everyone's asking how much bloodier can Bahrain get with protesters making another attempt to take back the main square; Also, The viral video of KCBS reporter Serene Branson having what many speculated to be a stroke, turned out to be a migraine.moreless
  • 02.16.11
    Episode 02.17.11
    Wednesday: Anti-government protesters confronting government forces have spread to Libya; Also, Bernie Madoff says that banks "had to know" about his ponzi scheme; Plus, one photographer's mission to bring home to Tucson's children.
  • 02.17.11
    Episode 02.17.11
    Thursday: Egypt inspired political protests at countries across the Middle East are being met with violent government opposition; Then, Thousands in Wisconsin are protesting proposed budget cuts that could impact hundreds of thousands of public workers; Also, Michelle Miller reports on the Ebony Fashion Fair's director who broke color barriers and helped put the show in fashion show.moreless
  • 02.15.11
    Episode 02.15.11
    Tuesday: President Obam insists that his budget is exactly what the economy needs; Also, Anti-government Facebook and Twitter groups pop up in at least ten countries across the Middle East; Plus, has Coca-Cola's secret formula been uncapped?
  • 02.14.11
    Episode 02.14.11
    Monday: House Republicans fight for the federal deficit against Democrats and Tea Partiers; Also, Egypt's revolution inspires anti-government protests throughout the Middle East; Plus, is it wise to keep old love valentines?
  • 02.13.11
    Episode 02.13.11
    Sunday: As Egypt's uncertain march to democracy continues, the military said they would rule the country until September; Also, Google executive Wael Ghonim speaks about the uprising in Egypt; Plus, the FAA warns pilots of the dangers from handheld lasers.
  • 02.12.11
    Episode 02.12.11
    Saturday: Feelings of euphoria and questions about the future of government linger for Egyptians; Also, we review the controversial picks for presidential nominees from the GOP straw poll; And, sex scandals continue to plague the Catholic Church.
  • 02.11.11
    Episode 02.11.11
    Friday: The citizens of Egypt erupted in celebration upon hearing their President Hosni Mubarak stepped down; Then, Egypt's army takes control as President Mubarak steps down after 18 days of protests, Also, Egyptian-Americans across the U.S. joined in celebrating the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.
  • 02.10.11
    Episode 02.10.11
    Despite the frenzy of expectation that President Mubarak would be stepping down, he announced he is not; Then, The White House is going to propose a range of options to reform Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the mortgage market; Also, A late night gas explosion ripped through Allentown, P.A., killing five people.moreless
  • 02.09.11
    Episode 02.09.11
    Wednesday: Though some activists have emerged as powerful influences, the Internet is guiding the Egyptian revolution; Also, Holly Petraeus fights for military personnel and their families; Plus, a new link is found between diet soda and heart disease.
  • 02.08.11
    Episode 02.08.11
    Tuesday: Rival drug cartels are making Juarez, Mexico one of the most dangerous places on Earth; Plus, an investigation determines that electronics are not the cause of unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles; Also, an anti-abortion group targets Planned Parenthood.
  • 02.07.11
    Episode 02.07.11
    Monday: As protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square continue to demonstrate, President Mubarak calmly meets with his new cabinet; Also, U.S. businesses unload on rules, requirements and standards; Plus, the bullying epidemic in America.
  • 02.06.11
    Episode 02.06.11
    Sunday: On the 13th day of the crisis in Egypt, the vice president opens negotiations with opposition groups; Also, the U.S. attempts to stay ahead of the "geopolitical earthquake" that could change the Middle East; Plus, the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's birth.
  • 02.05.11
    Episode 02.05.11
    Saturday: Once again, tension is rising in Cairo. The Egyptian Army is calling for an end to the protests, but to no avail; Also, American students at Egyptian schools are scrambling to find a way back home; And, hundreds in Libby, Mont. have died from asbestos-related lung disease.
  • 02.04.11
    Episode 02.04.11
    Friday: The Egyptian Army joined the opposition to President Hosni Mubarak for the "Day of Departure;" Then, it's been a tough pre-Super bowl weather week in Dallas with snow and ice piling up on and around Cowboy Stadium; Also, Katie Couric looks back at how Egypt's remarkable uprising unfolded.
  • 02.03.11
    Episode 02.03.11
    Thursday: Cairo has become an extremely dangerous place, especially for foreigners and journalists; Then, many states are struggling with the aftermath from the monster winter storm that rolled through this week; Also, one remarkable aspect of the wave of anger in the Arab world is how quickly anti-government protests have spread.moreless
  • 02.02.11
    Episode 02.02.11
    Wednesday: Katie Couric and Elizabeth Palmer report from Cairo on the growing violence in Egypt, and what the world might expect going forward; Also, the winter weather woes continue for most of the Midwest; And, the story of Khaled Said who tried to expose police corruption and was subsequently murdered.
  • 02.01.10
    Episode 02.01.11
    Tuesday: Massive protests continue in Egypt as more and more call for the ousting of long-time President Mubarak; And, a massive winter storm sets records and leads to havoc for travel in the Midwest.
  • 01.31.11
    Episode 01.31.11
    Monday: In Egypt, at times police are nowhere to be found forcing civilians to form their own patrols to protect property from looters; Then, Congress is considering a bill to allow the President power to pull the plug on the Internet at will; Also, Harry Smith remembers Hollywood movie composer John Barry who died at the age of 77.moreless
  • 01.30.11
    Episode 01.30.11
    Sunday: As the crisis in Egypt worsens, opposition leader Mohammad El Baredei calls for the end of President Hosni Mubarak reign; Also, million-dollar homeowners bucking the foreclosure trend; Plus, another winter storm threatens to more snow and ice.
  • 01.28.11
    Episode 01.28.11
    Friday: Anti-government demonstrators in Cairo, Egypt had fought their way past police, and pushed the very heart of the city; Then, Chip Reid reports that the recent protests in Egypt have its President's relationship with the U.S. in jeopardy; Also, People gathered to remember those lost when the space shuttle Challenger blew apart just after liftoff 25 years ago.moreless
  • 01.27.11
    Episode 01.27.11
    Thursday: The ongoing uprising in Egypt is fueled by communication through social networking websites; Also, Tea Party-backed freshman are staking their claim in Congress; Plus, the shifting battle over abortion in America.
  • 01.26.11
    Episode 01.26.11
    Wednesday: Gabrielle Giffords is out of intensive care and in rehab; Also, President Obama is proposing a spending freeze and pushing for investments in innovation; Plus, a charity that uses art to help orphaned children.
  • 01.25.11
    Episode 01.25.11
    Tuesday: In depth analysis of President Obama's upcoming State of the Union address; Also, Michael Jackson's doctor pleads not guilty to involuntary manslaughter; And, hockey moms take to the ice.
  • 01.24.11
    Episode 01.24.11
    Monday: Authorities believe a suicide bomber was responsible for killing at least 35 people Russia's largest airport in Moscow; Also, 22-year-old Tucson shooting suspect Jared Loughner pleads not guilty; Plus, 1950's fitness guru Jack Lalanne dies at 96-years-old.
  • 01.22.11
    Episode 01.22.11
    Saturday: The process of rehabilitating Gabrielle Giffords' brain is underway and she is responding well to therapy; Also, an economic collapse is causing an exodus of Irish to the U.S.; And, new members of the House of Representatives form the "Slumber Party."
  • 01.21.11
    Episode 01.21.11
    Friday: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was transferred to a Houston hospital where she will continue the next phase of her recovery; Then, Prosecutors are considering criminal charges in a sex scandal involving Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi; Also, Katie Couric reports on a Washington woman who, along with the help of other senior citizens, knits hats for homeless children.moreless
  • 01.20.11
    Episode 01.20.11
    Thursday: The FBI has arrested more than 100 alleged members of organized crime in three states; Also, Wal-Mart commits to making and selling healthier choices; And, the impact of John F. Kennedy's inaugural speech 50 years later.
  • 01.19.11
    Episode 01.19.11
    Wednesday: President Obama host's China's President Hu Jintao at a state dinner; Plus, House Republicans pass legislation to repeal the year-old health care law; Also, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' will likely leave the Tucson hospital on Friday.
  • 01.18.10
    Episode 01.18.11
    Tuesday: A CBS News investigative report on slip-and-fall scams; Also, tensions between U.S. and China emerge on the eve of a summit; And, remembering Peace Corps founder Sargent Shriver.
  • 01.17.11
    Episode 01.17.11
    Monday: More than a week after the Tucson shooting, doctors are confident in Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' recovery; Also, Apple's CEO Steve Jobs takes another medical leave of absence; Plus, a report on what influenced Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 01.16.11
    Episode 01.16.11
    Sunday: Hundreds of people walked through the streets of Tucson in remembrance of last week's shooting; Also, a report credits a U.S.-Israeli effort in developing a virus that has delayed Iran's nuclear weapons program; Plus, Haiti's survivors one year later.
  • 01.15.11
    Episode 01.15.11
    Saturday: The Safeway supermarket in Tucson, Ariz. has reopened for business, one week after the shooting rampage; Also, the former president of the Tunisia is in exile after an uprising against his regime; And, we examine Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s use of the media to propel the civil rights movement.moreless
  • 01.14.11
    Episode 01.14.11
    Friday: Ariz. police have obtained photographs of gunman Jared Loughner posing with a gun while wearing a g-string; Then, Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law that boosts the Ill. state income tax rate by two-thirds; Also, It's been 40 years since the premiere of "All in the Family," a television show which pushed limits of language.moreless
  • 01.13.11
    Episode 01.13.11
    Thursday: Doctor's are calling it a major milestone for Congresswoman Giffords after she was able to open an eye on her own; Then, The USDA is proposing a calorie limit for school lunch in an effort to battle childhood obesity; Also, The presidential library is putting John F. Kennedy's archives online.moreless
  • 01.12.11
    Episode 01.12.11
    Wednesday: President Obama visits Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as she recovers at a Tucson hospital from her gunshot wound to the head; Also, Sarah Palin accuses the media of "blood libel"; And, historic flooding in Australia.
  • 01.11.11
    Episode 01.11.11
    Tuesday: Investigators look into the troubled past of Jared Lee Loughner for a possible motive in the Tucson shooting; Also, doctors are optimistic about Rep. Gabrielle Gifford's chance of survival; Plus, Haiti's progress one year after the devastating earthquake.
  • 01.08.11
    Episode 01.08.11
    Saturday: We go in depth on the Tuscon, Ariz. shooting that has left at least six dead and 10 injured, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords; Also, a federal court is ordering Twitter to turn over information involving Julian Assange and alleged supporters; And, another dose of chilling winter weather took its toll on the Northeast.moreless
  • 01.07.11
    Episode 01.07.11
    Friday: Anthony Mason takes a closer look into why Austin, Texas is leading the nation in job growth; Then, after deal from Gov. Haley Barbour, sisters Gladys and Jamie Scott were set free after spending sixteen years behind bars; Also, the sisterhood of the Red Hat Ladies are dedicated to providing fun, entertainment, and unity for women of a certain age.moreless
  • 01.06.11
    Episode 01.06.11
    Thursday: Democrats are accusing the GOP of hypocrisy over proposals to repeal health care reform; Then, President Obama's commission accuses BP, Transocean, and Halliburton of sacrificing safety to save money; Also, Ted Williams, who went from homeless man to national sensation, reunited with his mother for the first time in 20 years.moreless
  • 01.05.11
    Episode 01.05.11
    Wednesday: Republicans take majority in the House and John Boehner is sworn in as the new Speaker; Also, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs steps down from his post; Plus, a homeless man receives job offers after his radio voice went viral on YouTube.
  • 01.04.11
    Episode 01.04.11
    Tuesday: The Navy removes Capt. Owen Honors as commander of the USS Enterprise; Also, After 30 years imprisonment 51-year-old Cornelius Dupree is declared innocent; Plus, lottery ticket frenzy across the U.S. as the Mega Millions jackpot reaches $355 million.
  • 01.03.11
    Episode 01.03.11
    Monday: The Navy is investigating racy videos made by a high-ranking naval officer; Also, a new blood test that may be able to detect cancer; Plus, a report on how to make your child a star on YouTube.
  • 01.02.11
    Episode 01.02.11
    Sunday: Another round of bad weather delays travelers on the last weekend of the holiday travel season; Also, Republicans prepare the agenda for the new GOP-controlled House; Plus, a report on Cakes for Cause, a non-profit that gives foster kids a second chance.
  • 01.01.11
    Episode 01.01.11
    Saturday: Survivors of the deadly Midwest tornadoes are tallying their losses and counting their blessings; Also, the "Oprah Winfrey Network" is now on the air; And, some of America's richest people have signed "The Giving Pledge," promising to give away billions.
  • 12.31.11
    Episode 1231
    Saturday: For the past two nights, an arsonist's fires have lit up the night sky in Los Angeles. More than 30 vehicles in and around Hollywood have exploded in flames; Also, As 2012 begins, San Francisco will become the first city in the U.S. to break the $10-an-hour barrier for minimum wage; And, time zone by time zone, the world welcomes a new year. And, perhaps the most popular celebration - the ball drop in New York City's Times Square - is ready to get underway.moreless
  • 12.30.11
    Episode 1230
    Friday: Verizon announces that it is backing down from the two-dollar monthly fee it planned on charging some wireless customers just to pay their own bills; Also, with only four days left until the Iowa caucuses, no clear frontrunner has emerged in the Republican race; And, Steve Hartman learns how putting pen to paper and sending thank you notes can improve your personal life.moreless
  • 12.29.11
    Episode 1229
    Thursday: It appears America's jobs market is on the mend as jobless claims hit a three-year-low; Also, As the candidates for the Republican presidential nomination make their final push before the Iowa caucuses, Mitt Romney is on the rise; And, Ben Breedlove - an 18-year-old with a gift for reaching others - leaves his YouTube fans with a special gift shortly before his death.moreless
  • 12.28.11
    Episode 1228
    With the Iowa caucuses on the horizon, Mitt Romney has turned his sights on the general election as Ron Paul faces criticism over his foreign policy; Then, Iran's threat of blocking a key oil route has shaken up the world market; Also, specialists in Afghanistan are taking a new approach to the treatment of concussions on the battlefield.moreless
  • 12.27.11
    Episode 1227
    With the Iowa caucuses a week away the Republican presidential candidates make their final push throughout the state; Then, home prices continue to fall in major cities as many homeowners fall victim to loan scams; Also, a visit to one small town that gave a large sacrifice for the war in Iraq.moreless
  • 12.26.11
    Episode 1226
    Americans are expected to spend $29 billion in what retailers are calling Mega Monday; Then, Nigerian officials claim to have arrested two men in connection with the Christmas day terror attacks; Also, Beethoven's famous Symphony No. 9 is still a hit enjoyed by the Japanese throughout the holiday season.
  • 12.25.11
    Episode 1225
    The 19 soldiers stationed at OP Mustang in Afghanistan take time out to celebrate Christmas; Then, at least 39 people are dead after a series of bombings targeting Nigerian churches; Also, four Long Island girls set out to make a difference in the lives of Cambodian children.
  • 12.24.11
    Episode 1224
    Saturday: With just hours to go until Christmas, shoppers crowd the stores that are still open in search of last-minute bargains; Also, Jim Axelrod shows how a sociology professor turns trash into treasure for the holidays and the homeless; And, "Operation Gratitude" brings little bits of home to American soldiers in combat zones.moreless
  • 12.23.11
    Episode 1223
    Friday: Members of Congress unanimously pass a bill to extend the payroll tax deduction for two months; Also, a new generation of smart cars is making driving safer by actually stopping the vehicle before an accident; And, Steve Hartman has the heartwarming story of a little girl's wish to bring her dad home from Iraq for Christmas.moreless
  • 12.22.11
    Episode 1222
    Thursday: The House of Representatives cave in and agree to vote on the Senate bill that calls for a two-month extension of the payroll tax cut; Also, the Pentagon admits that U.S. forces were partly to blame for a border clash that killed more than two-dozen Pakistani soldiers; And, a sign of the times -- middle class families are lining up along with the poor for a food bank in Des Moines, Iowa.moreless
  • 12.21.11
    Episode 1221
    Wednesday: Eight soldiers are charged in the apparent suicide of U.S. Army Private Danny Chen; Also, the FAA issues new rules aimed at preventing commercial airline pilots from flying fatigued; And, families of some of the last American soldiers to leave Iraq welcome them home for the holidays.
  • 12.20.11
    Episode 1220
    Tuesday: House Republicans double down by voting to reject a two-month payroll tax cut extension; Also, if Congress does not act before the end of the year, the unemployment benefits that millions of Americans receive will disappear; And, a poverty-stricken football team in Georgia wins the state championship with the help of a federally-funded nutrition program.moreless
  • 12.19.11
    Episode 1219
    Monday: The U.S. government is concerned with the transition of power after the death of Kim Jong Il; Then, The Senate was taken by surprise when House Republicans railed against the two-month payroll tax cut extension; Also, Florida A&M President James Ammons will not be suspended in the wake of the school's hazing scandal.moreless
  • 12.18.11
    Episode 1218
    Sunday: The last U.S. combat troops leave Iraq and cross the border into Kuwait; Also, the Des Moines Register endorses Mitt Romney; Plus, Alleged WikiLeaks source Army Private Bradley Manning gets a military hearing.
  • 12.17.11
    Episode 1217
    Saturday: In a rare Saturday session, the Senate votes to extend the payroll tax cut and to continue to give long-term jobless Americans 99 weeks of unemployment benefits; Also, in Egypt, the army turns on the civilian demonstrators who once saw the military as their friends; And, Ben Tracy reports on "Olive" - an entire full-length film shot on a smartphone that will actually be released in a theater.moreless
  • 12.15.11
    Episode 1215
    Thursday: House Budget Chair Paul Ryan, a Republican, and Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat, introduce a bipartisan solution for the future of Medicare; Also, for the final time, the colors are presented at the U.S. military headquarters during a ceremony that marks the official end of the mission in Iraq; And, police believe they've found the body of 23-year-old missing New Jersey woman Shannan Gilbert, ending an 18-month search.moreless
  • 12.14.11
    Episode 1214
    Wednesday: Authorities looking into the death of a band member at Florida A&M open a fraud inquiry; Also, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich go on the offensive, defending their conservative records; Plus, the American marriage rate hits a record low; And, Ben Tracy visits "Slab City" - a tent city in the desert of Southern California that many displaced Americans now call home.moreless
  • 12.12.11
    Episode 1212
    The individual mandate has become a red-hot issue in the race for the Republican presidential nomination; Then, A video showing an old fashioned vote rigging method galvanized Russians to protest against political corruption; Also, measurements show dangerously high levels of air pollution in China that may also be affecting America's weather.moreless
  • 12.10.11
    Episode 1210
    Saturday: Comments from GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich which call into question the legitimacy of the Palestinians are raising concern about his leadership and temperament; Also, researchers announce a milestone in the field of gene therapy which could dramatically improve the lives of people living with hemophilia B; And, the Super PAC is redefining the way money is raised and spent this campaign season.moreless
  • 12.09.11
    Episode 1209
    Friday: President Obama says he didn't overpromise on his ability to fix the economy and that the recovery may take "more than one president" in an interview with "60 Minutes."; Also, GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul is in a virtual tie for second place in Iowa. But, could Ron Paul be the next president? As Dean Reynolds reports, he certainly thinks so; And, Steve Hartman tells the heart-warming story of a high school drama teacher who refuses to let her Stage 4 cancer stop the show.moreless
  • 12.08.11
    Episode 1208
    Thursday: The Iranian military is showing off what they claim is an American drone that they brought down; Also, Virginia Tech's campus was on lock down and high alert for more than four hours following a shooting which left two dead; And, the EPA says fracking - the controversial method of drilling for oil and natural gas - may be polluting groundwater.moreless
  • 12.05.11
    Episode 1205
    CBS News correspondent Clarissa Ward managed to get inside Syria during their revolution and got a rare look at what the dictator doesn't want anyone to see; Then, Officials believe a super-secret drone shot down by Iran is now in the hands of their military; Also, A 19-year-old Afghan woman sits in jail after being raped and becoming pregnant, accused of adultery and her only ticket out is to marry her attacker.moreless
  • 12.04.11
    Episode 1204
    Sunday: What's next for the GOP presidential candidates following the suspension of Herman Cain's campaign?; Also, a U.S. spy drone is reportedly in the hands of the Iranian government; Plus, a tightrope walker hopes to cross Niagara Falls.
  • 12.03.11
    Episode 1203
    Saturday: Herman Cain tells his supporters that he is ending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination; Also, a violent attack is raising questions about whether Iraqi forces will be up to the job of maintaining security; And, Russ Mitchell reports on a small business owner whose progress was stalled by her lender, despite an on-time payment history.moreless
  • 12.01.11
    Episode 1201
    Thursday: After nine years, what began with shock and awe ended with humble words during a ceremony at one of the last U.S. bases to be handed over to the Iraqi government; Also, on her historic trip to Burma, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spent her day with top government officials who made big promises on building democracy; And, Mark Strassmann speaks with the former FAMU band director, who says he could not break the band's secret, abusive culture.moreless
  • 11.30.11
    Episode 1130
    Wednesday: The Federal Reserve is coordinating with central banks in Europe to cut the cost of borrowing dollars and ease the strain on European financial markets; Also, CBS News and Sports Illustrated examine how the gang life of students living in tough neighborhoods intersects with college sports; And, President Obama readies for the 2012 election with a visit Scranton, Pa. - a bellwether city in a key swing state.moreless
  • 11.28.11
    Episode 1128
    The holiday shopping season is off to a record start with experts projecting record sales; Then, Pakistan said it won't be business as usual with the U.S. after coalition air strikes killed 24 Pakistani soldiers along the Afghan border; Also, Egyptians turned out in droves to vote for a new parliament for the first time since Hosni Mubarak's ouster.moreless
  • 11.26.11
    Episode 1126
    Saturday: The Pakistani government is demanding the U.S. evacuate a key air base after an apparent NATO blunder kills 25 Pakistani soldiers; Also, new figures show retail sales on Black Friday were up seven percent over last year - an encouraging start to the holiday season; And, Scott Pelley goes to central Florida to visit young people forced to spend the holidays living in cars or trucks.moreless
  • 11.25.11
    Episode 1125
    Friday: Retailers use new strategies to bring in consumers on Black Friday; Also, protests for an end to military rule intensify in Egypt ; And, Scott Pelley meets dozens of homeless teens forced to live inside cars.
  • 11.24.11
    Episode 1124
    Thanksgiving 2011: An Egyptian court has orders the release of the three American students arrested during the deadly protests that swept across Egypt; Also, the fight for every shopping dollar is getting fiercer and, for some retailers, that means a new holiday tradition - Black Friday beginning Thanksgiving night; And, a new national program called "Food Corps" places service members in schools in poor neighborhoods to teach children about healthy food.moreless
  • 11.23.11
    Episode 1123
    Wednesday: The impact Newt Gingrich's immigration policy will have on his new frontrunner status in the race for the GOP presidential nomination; Also, Lee Cowan gets a behind-the-scenes look at NASA's $2.5 billion dream machine; And, Years before he won "Dancing with the Stars," J.R. Martinez spoke with David Martin on his amazing struggle after surviving burn wounds from a landmine in Baghdad.moreless
  • 11.21.11
    Episode 1121
    Monday: The congressional debt supercommittee failed to reach an agreement on cuts to reduce the nation's deficit; Then, At least 24 people have been killed in three days of protests as the fight for democracy continues in Egypt; Also, UC Davis' chancellor is leading an investigation reviewing the use of pepper spray by campus police.moreless
  • 11.20.11
    Episode 1120
    Sunday: Talks to reduce the country's deficit continue to come up empty; Also, the GOP candidates prepare for the Iowa caucus and the first-in-the-nation primary; Plus, how butterflies are helping heal the children of Joplin, Mo.
  • 11.19.11
    Episode 1119
    Saturday: Violence erupts between security forces and demonstrators in Cairo's Tahrir Square, leaving at least one dead and more than 600 injured; Also, retailers, fearing empty aisles, are turning to an old gimmick to rev up holiday sales - layaway; And, "Georgia Works" places out of work Georgians in an eight-week training program with companies looking to hire.moreless
  • 11.18.11
    Episode 1118
    Friday: The FDA is withdrawing the preliminary approval it granted in 2008 to use the popular drug Avastin for breast cancer; Also, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department has reopened the case on one of Hollywood's most enduring scandals - the mysterious death of Natalie Wood; And, Steve Hartman tells the story of a philanthropic real estate broker who has given away millions of his own personal fortune to the less fortunate.moreless
  • 11.17.11
    Episode 1117
    Thursday: At least six people are dead after a pack of tornadoes hit the southeast, adding to a year plagued by extreme weather caused by La Nina; Also, more Americans than ever are living past age 90. Dr. Jon LaPook shares the challenges they face; And, fishermen entering U.S. waters illegally from Mexico are are diminishing the numbers of already endangered sharks.moreless
  • 11.16.11
    Episode 1116
    Wednesday: Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez is taken into custody in connection with a shooting which targeted the White House; Also, with losses still mounting and the bailout growing, top executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac received huge paychecks and big bonuses; And, Elaine Quijano is given rare access to the facility where the elite force who protect the White House trains.moreless
  • 11.15.11
    Episode 1115
    Penn State's Mike McQueary speaks out for the first time since the sexual abuse scandal broke out against assistant coach Jerry Sandusky; Then, the Occupy Wall Street camp in New York City was cleared out during an overnight raid by police; Also, researchers have released results on a new drug that elevates good cholesterol,moreless
  • 11.14.11
    Episode 1114
    Monday: Ken Miles volunteered to be patient No. 1 in a risky clinical trial involving stem cells and now two years later has seen remarkable results; Then, the Supreme Court will decide whether President Obama's landmark health care legislation is unconstitutional; Also, Michael Diedrick sold his restaurant to a lucky out of work chef in downtown Milwaukee for only $100.moreless
  • 11.13.11
    Episode 1113
    Sunday: Highlights of the CBS News/National Journal Republican presidential debate; Also, the U.S. military prison Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan; Plus, The woman behind the voice at 200 airports.
  • 11.11.11
    Episode 1111
    Friday: According to a new CBS News poll, Newt Gingrich has stolen support from Mitt Romney and Herman Cain, making him a contender for the GOP nomination; Also, new details emerge about Jerry Sandusky and what his Second Mile charity may know about the former coach; And, Steve Hartman has the story of 70-year-old J.C. Stroble - the "caller" of South Carolina's legendary Beacon Diner.moreless
  • 11.10.11
    Episode 1110
    Thursday: Gov. Rick Perry's famous performance in the CNBC GOP Republican presidential debate may be the demise of his campaign; Also, within minutes of the announcement of the firing of legendary football coach Joe Paterno, thousands of students riot in the streets; And, when chemical engineer Mark Davis' wife was diagnosed with cancer, he took his skills to develop a new and better treatment to fight her disease.moreless
  • 11.07.11
    Episode 1107
    A fourth woman has stepped forward accusing Herman Cain of sexual harassment; Then, Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter; Also, a panel of distinguished Americans share how to fix a broken Washington and move the country forward.
  • 11.06.11
    Episode 1106
    Sunday: Penn State's former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is charged with sexual abuse of underage boys; Also, Mississippi gets closer to banning abortion with no exceptions; Plus, a program that helps female veterans battle addiction.
  • 11.04.11
    Episode 1104
    Friday: For the first time, one of the women who accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment spoke out through her lawyer, but said she won't go public; Also, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was able to pen the last chapter of a book about herself - by herself - just 10 months after being shot in the head; And, Steve Hartman has a sad update to a story of compassion between and elephant and a dog.moreless
  • 11.02.11
    Episode 1102
    Wednesday: A third anonymous woman has come forward to accuse Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment -- just as he surged ahead in the polls; Also, the new drug Kalydeco is being hailed as a breakthrough in the treatment of cystic fibrosis; And, thirteen-thousand Japanese Americans who fought in World War II are honored at the U.S. Capitol.moreless
  • 10.31.11
    Episode 1031
    Monday: Herman Cain acknowledged a monetary settlement for a sexual harassment suit he previously denied knowing about; Then, The FBI has released a trove of undercover surveillance tapes showing Russian spies taking payoffs in America; Also, the Detroit Motor City is experiencing a revival almost nobody there expected.
  • 10.30.11
    Episode 1030
    Sunday: Snow buries communities from Maryland to Maine, leaving more than three million people without power; Also, monsoon rains leave more than 100,000 people homeless in Thailand; Plus, a 5-year-old girl races in memory of her dad.
  • 10.29.11
    Episode 1029
    Saturday: An early snowstorm is blasting its way across the Northeast, downing power lines and snarling air and ground travel for thousands; Also, to close California's pension gap, Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for state employees to pay more and work longer before retiring; And, British Prime Minister David Cameron has announces that future modern monarchs will be 'first come, first crowned' -- whether it's a boy or a girl.moreless
  • 10.28.11
    Episode 1028
    Friday: The Northeast is on alert for a weekend storm that could bring as much as a foot of snow -- nearly two months before winter; Also, Herman Cain is gaining name recognition among Republicans and is now the frontrunner in the field of candidates; And, Steve Hartman reports on the 25 years of mystery surrounding the sudden appearance of a Statue of Liberty replica in the middle of the Susquehanna River in central Pennsylvania.moreless
  • 10.27.11
    Episode 1027
    Thursday: Wall Street rally signals a possible new step towards recovery; Also, Bernie Madoff's wife speaks about his confession; And, tracking down the world's most typical person.
  • 10.26.11
    Episode 1026
    Wednesday: Federal prosecutors say they've arrested a high-ranking executive in the biggest insider trading case ever; Also, in Washington state, apple orchards are facing the problem of too many jobs but not enough workers; And, President Obama issues an executive order to help millions pay off their student loans.
  • 10.25.11
    Episode 1025
    Tuesday: Police in riot gear confront about 200 "Occupy Oakland" demonstrators, shutting down the protest and making 85 arrests in all; Also, A CDC panel makes the controversial recommendation that the HPV vaccine should be given to 11 and 12-year-old boys, as well as girls; And, Scott Pelley speaks with UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann about how the United States will create new jobs to fix the struggling economy.moreless
  • 10.24.11
    Episode 1024
    Monday: President Obama is announcing a series of steps to help struggling Americans using executive actions without the approval of Congress; Then, Libya's new government is promising many improvements but some ex-rebel fighters feel they don't want to go back to civilian life just yet; Also, About 800 doctors and medical workers donate their time inside LA's Memorial Arena for a once-a-year free health clinic.moreless
  • 10.23.11
    Episode 1023
    Sunday: A 7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Eastern Turkey, leaving 85 dead and hundreds injured; Also, Democrats make a second attempt to pass President Obama's jobs bill; Plus, why Iraq homecomings are taking on a new meaning.
  • 10.22.11
    Episode 1022
    Saturday: Two days after the death Muammar Qaddafi, Libyans are still celebrating their new freedoms. But, there is hard work ahead for the interim government; Also, a homeless woman with breast cancer finds a way to beat the odds with help from an unlikely friend; And, Cynthia Bowers reports on an Ohio non-profit that matches low-income families with volunteers who provide a path out of poverty.moreless
  • 10.21.11
    Episode 1021
    Friday: President Obama announces that the U.S. military operation in Iraq, which began in March of 2003, is over; Also, crowds line up in Misrata, Libya, to get a last glimpse of Muammar Qaddafi's remains, as government officials continue to debate about where they'll bury him; Plus, After two years of increasing health care benefits, Wal-Mart is now asking for premium rate hikes and cutting company contributions to health savings accounts; And, Steve Hartman reports on a doctor who has been providing medical care exclusively for the homeless since 1992.moreless
  • 10.20.11
    Episode 1020
    Thursday: Libyan rebels finally caught up with Muammar Qaddafi. Qaddafi, once the most powerful man in Libya, was dragged out of a drainage ditch, then beaten and shot. CBS News reports on the demise of a dictator; Also, all of the animals set free at a Ohio farm have been reported accounted for, but questions remain surrounding their owner's troubled past; And, the St. Columbanus Church food pantry in Chicago feeds 500 households a week, but as Dean Reynolds reports, some weeks it struggles to keep up with demand.moreless
  • 10.19.11
    Episode 1019
    Wednesday: In Zanesville, Ohio, police say the owner of a wildlife preserve set free approximately 56 exotic animals and then took his own life; Also, NBA owners and players are negotiating to end the lockout, but the taxpayers who spent $2 billion on the stadiums are being left out of the discussion; And, the Wounded Warriors baseball team is comprised of veterans who, despite losing a part of them on the battlefield, prove they still have what it takes on the ball field.moreless
  • 10.18.11
    Episode 1018
    Tuesday: Americans who receive Social Security benefits will be getting a raise in January - the first cost of living increase in three years; Also, the leading group of American pediatricians has issued a policy stating that children under the age of 2 should not be watching any TV; And, states are losing billions of dollars to the illegal trade of cigarette smuggling and it's happening right under our noses.moreless
  • 10.17.11
    Episode 1017
    Monday: President Obama's "non-campaign" jobs bill campaign trail; Also, an unusual prison swap compromise set between Israel and Palestinian Hamas leaders; And, Steve Jobs' influential Stanford address.
  • 10.16.11
    Episode 1016
    Sunday: Tens of thousands gather for the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial on the National Mall; Also, Qaddafi loyalists are showing no sign of backing down in Sirte; Plus, training veterans for community jobs.
  • 10.15.11
    Episode 1015
    Saturday: The "Occupy Wall Street" movement goes overseas - from violent clashes with police in Rome to a peaceful march in Tokyo, anger is spanning the globe; Also, South Florida is mobilizing to fight off an infestation of giant African land snails -- one of the world's most invasive species; And, "DOGPAC," a political action committee formed to protect to interests of dogs and their owners, is flexing its muscle in San Francisco.moreless
  • 10.14.11
    Episode 1014
    Friday: Mark Strassmann reports on the impact the nation's toughest immigration law is having on Alabama residents; Also, plans to clean up Zuccoti Park and temporarily displace the Occupy Wall Street protesters are cancelled at the last minute; And, Steve Hartman reports on a 40-year-old Dairy Queen owner who has helped out with fund raisers for more than 100 community organizations.moreless
  • 10.13.11
    Episode 1013
    Thursday: The hardware failure that disabled Blackberry service served as a warning to a world that's become ever more dependent on always being connected; Also, Congress passes a landmark free trade agreement with South Korea, Colombia and Panama; And, terminally ill patients are up against drug companies dealing on the gray market and exploiting a short supply potentially life saving drugs.moreless
  • 10.12.11
    Episode 1012
    Wednesday: Senior U.S. officials say the plan to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador was a sophisticated operation that could reach the highest level of the Iranian government; Also, the FBI arrests a Florida man for allegedly hacking the personal accounts of more than 50 people tied to the entertainment industry; And, Bill Whitaker reports on the incredible story of a boxer, who is fighting his first professional fight after spending 26 years in prison on a wrongful murder conviction.moreless
  • 10.11.11
    Episode 1011
    Tuesday: U.S. Officials uncovered a plot to bomb the Saudi Ambassador to the United States allegedly launched by the Iranian military; Then, Researchers have found that high doses of Vitamin E are linked to an increased risk of getting prostate cancer; Also, thousands of unemployed Americans looking to China as the new land of opportunity to find jobs.moreless
  • 10.10.11
    Episode 1010
    Monday: After four weeks of protesting the Occupy Wall Street movement has yet to stand behind a unifying message; Then, the FDA's approval of a drug sends it soaring; Also, Congress is considering cutting the funds that keep America's food banks and pantry programs running.
  • 10.09.11
    Episode 1009
    Sunday: The "Occupy Wall Street" movement spreads beyond lower Manhattan to at least 25 cities across the U.S.; Also, California medical marijuana outlets brace for a federal crackdown; Also, Samuel L. Jackson as Martin Luther King, Jr. on Broadway.
  • 10.07.11
    Episode 1007
    Friday: The most recent jobs report shows the economy created jobs, but not nearly enough, and the average length of unemployment hits an all time high; Also, a jury hears Dr. Conrad Murray's claim that Michael Jackson begged him for the drug that killed him; And, the covert CIA mission to get Osama bin Laden before the war in Afghanistan began.moreless
  • 10.05.11
    Episode 1005
    Wednesday: Apple Chairman and co-founder Steve Jobs dies at the age of 56; Also, Sarah Palin announces she will not seek the 2012 GOP presidential nomination; And, it has been nearly 10 years since the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, which begs the question - why has it lasted so long? Scott Pelley turns to our troops for answers.moreless
  • 10.04.11
    Episode 1004
    Tuesday: Announcing he won't run for president, Gov. Chris Christie took on skeptics who were raising questions about his record; Then, one person was killed and four others saved after a helicopter crashed into New York City's East River; Also, Apple's new iPhone4S answers your questions.
  • 10.04.11
    Episode 1004
    Tuesday: Announcing he won't run for president, Gov. Chris Christie took on skeptics who were raising questions about his record; Then, one person was killed and four others saved after a helicopter crashed into New York City's East River; Also, Apple's new iPhone4S answers your questions.
  • 10.03.11
    Episode 1003
    Monday: Gen. John Allen, the new U.S. commander in Afghanistan, outlines his strategy for the Afghan war; Then, Amanda Knox was found not guilty of killing her college roommate by an appeals court jury; Also, memos show Attorney General Eric Holder was sent briefings on the controversial Fast and Furious operation as far back as July of 2010.moreless
  • 10.02.11
    Episode 1002
    Sunday: After months of repeated denials, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie is reportedly considering a GOP run; Also, Amanda Knox is set to make her appeal; Plus, Almost a third of a century after his death, John Wayne's possessions go to auction.
  • 09.30.11
    Episode 0930
    Friday: A CIA drone strike in Yemen kills al Qaeda's leader of external operations Anwar al-Awlaki; Also, the incredible story of a 67-year-old man found and rescued, six days after his car plunged off a California cliff; And, Steve Hartman recalls his encounters with long-time "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney.
  • 09.29.11
    Episode 0929
    Thursday: Alabama enacts a new immigration law, allowing police to question and detain suspected illegal immigrants, and hold them without bond; Also, most years in Vermont, fall foliage tourism is a $330 million industry. But in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, tourists are staying away; And, Scott Pelley speaks with JetBlue CEO David Barger and gets his thoughts on what's wrong with Washington and what needs to be done to create jobs and fix the economy.moreless
  • 09.28.11
    Episode 0928
    Wednesday: Federal agents say they've stopped a U.S. citizen from Massachusetts who was planning drone attacks against key targets in Washington; Also, despite repeatedly saying that he is not running for president, Republicans continue to clamor for N.J. Gov. Chris Christie to enter the field; And, the FBI captures George Wright, a convicted killer and airline hijacker, who had been on the run for 41 years.moreless
  • 09.27.11
    Episode 0927
    Tuesday: Housing prices see their fourth monthly increase in a row, but home values may never get back to where they were before the bubble burst; Also, Scott Pelley speaks with Robert L. Johnson, founder of BET and chairman of RLJ, to ask his take on America's growing debt problem; And, a look back on the 62-year career of Andy Rooney, who is ending his regularly scheduled commentary for "60 Minutes."moreless
  • 09.26.11
    Episode 0926
    Monday: Hospitals across the U.S. are experiencing shortages of generic prescription drugs; Then, an investigation into who is behind the big business of online payday loans that come with high interest rates; Also, how a South Georgia town's factory is making what the Chinese need on a daily basis.
  • 09.25.11
    Episode 0925
    Sunday: American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer return home from Iran as free men; Also, Do companies discriminate against unemployed job candidates? Plus, How happy are you? One New England town wants to know.
  • 09.24.11
    Episode 0924
    Saturday: Former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain pulls off a surprise victory in the Florida GOP straw poll, earning more votes than Rick Perry and Mitt Romney combined; Also, California issues a statewide mandate for students to get the whooping cough vaccine before they can come back to school; And, children in Tripoli, Libya, return to school where the memories of Qaddafi are being erased.moreless
  • 09.02.11
    Episode 0902
    Friday: Job growth stalls - the government reports that every time a job was created in August, another job was lost; Also, the threat of dangerous flooding from Tropical Storm Lee has Louisiana in a state of emergency; And, climate experts believe La Nina might be to blame for this year's wild weather.moreless
  • 09.01.11
    Episode 0901
    Thursday: A new study finds firefighters that worked in rubble of the World Trade Center have an increased risk of developing cancer; Also, while reporting in Libya, in an area of shifting tribal loyalties, a Qaddafi loyalist confronted our CBS News crew and shot at them; And, Bob Orr reports on the incredible stories from 9/11 of the elite search team "Task Force 2" at Miami's fire department.moreless
  • 08.31.11
    Episode 0831
    Wednesday: Speaker John Boehner rebuffs President Obama's request to address a joint session of Congress and asks that he delay it by a day; Also, a Blue Ribbon Commission claims the U.S. has wasted between $30 and $60 billion during its engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan; And, a hidden danger in America's cities - frayed power lines can turning ordinary lamp posts, manholes or fire hydrants into hazards that can shock or even kill.moreless
  • 08.30.11
    Episode 0830
    Tuesday: The aftermath of Irene has completely cut off 13 towns in Vermont, leaving them without water and no way to escape; Also, unable to distance themselves from the Gunwalker scandal, top ATF officials are being removed from their positions; And, CBS News obtained newly-released footage documenting FEMA's rescue efforts after 9/11.moreless
  • 08.29.11
    Episode 0829
    Monday: Hurricane Irene dumped more than ten inches of rain on a small town in New York's Catskill Mountains taking many residents by surprise; Then, Hurricane Irene forced airlines to ground 13,000 flights, leaving thousands of passengers stranded; Also, citizen journalists feel the need to share the personal impact felt by Hurricane Irene shared by images and video of their own.moreless
  • 08.28.11
    Episode 0828
    Sunday: Irene gets downgraded to a tropical storm still packs a punch as moves across New England; Also, New York City evacuees return to their homes; Plus, Gen. Colin Powell on Former Vice President Dick Cheney's new book.
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    In Full: Scott Pelley anchors a CBS News special report covering the latest on the destruction caused by Hurricane Irene as it moves over the Tri-State area.
  • 08.27.11
    Episode 0827
    Saturday: Hurricane Irene slams into North Carolina with winds of 115 miles per hour, drenching coastal communities for hours and claiming at least five lives. More than 500 miles across, Irene is a monster and some 65 million people are in her path. Disaster declarations have been issued for nine states and storm warnings extend from North Carolina into Canada.moreless
  • 08.26.11
    Episode 0826
    Friday: The latest predictions of the size, strength and future track of Hurricane Irene - the storm that's threatening 65 million people; Also, Mayor Michael Bloomberg orders the first-ever mandatory evacuation of low-lying areas in all five boroughs of New York City; And, Elaine Quijano takes a look back at one of the most devastating storms ever to strike the New York metropolitan area, the infamous Hurricane of 1938.moreless
  • 08.25.11
    Episode 0825
    Thursday: Hurricane Irene is moving toward the East Coast, and residents there are starting to move out; Also, the sudden resignation of Steve Jobs as Apple's CEO left fans of the company and its products wondering what Apple without him; And, Fannie Mae's rock bottom re-sale prices on foreclosed homes could be destroying neighborhoods.moreless
  • 08.24.11
    Episode 0824
    Wednesday: With Hurricane Irene bearing down, mandatory evacuations are underway in North Carolina; Also, Steve Jobs suddenly and unexpectedly steps down as the CEO of Apple; And, Scott Pelley provides a first glimpse at the September 11th memorial.
  • 08.23.11
    Episode 0823
    Tuesday: A magnitude 5.8 earthquake centered in Virginia shakes the East Coast form Georgia to New England; Also, Hurricane Irene - a category one storm that is expected to get stronger - is taking aim at the U.S.; And, after hours of fighting in the Qaddafi stronghold in the heart of Tripoli, Libyan rebels finally breakthrough and seize the tyrant's compound.moreless
  • 08.22.11
    Episode 0822
    Monday: Rebels have taken control of the Libyan capital of Tripoli but those still fighting will not stop until they find the prize of Muammar Qaddafi himself; Then, Government health advisers have laid out a plan for testing all newborn babies for a life-threatening heart problem; Also, The 30-foot-tall granite memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. opened on the National Mall 27 years after the idea was proposed.moreless
  • 08.21.11
    Episode 0821
    Sunday: The 42-year reign of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi appears close to collapse; Also, GOP Presidential hopefuls offer solutions to the recession; Plus, New Flogging Molly album inspired by Detroit.
  • 08.20.11
    Episode 0820
    Saturday: State TV says the two American hikers who have detained in Iran since 2009 have been sentenced to eight years in prison for spying and illegal entry; Also, on fifth day of his hunger strike, 74-year-old Anna Hazare continues his vow of no food until India enacts new laws against corruption; And, a memorial to the passengers and crew Flight 93 is set to open in rural Shanksville, Pa., on the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.moreless
  • 08.19.11
    Episode 0819
    Friday: As part of an unusual plea agreement, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jesse Misskelley - the "West Memphis Three" - are released after 18 years in prison; Also, Bank of America says it will let go 3,500 employees now in layoffs that may eventually total 10,000; Plus, Libyan rebels make a major breakthrough, retaking Zawiya from Muammar Qaddafi's forces; And, the story of Brad Carter - publisher of a street newspaper, soup kitchen volunteer and founder of a non-profit homeless advocacy group - who, himself, is homeless.moreless
  • 08.18.11
    Episode 0818
    Thursday: Turmoil returns to the markets as the Dow plunges more than 400 points; Also, the Justice Department is investigating Standard and Poor's to determine whether it manipulated ratings in the years before the financial meltdown; And, Scott Pelley speaks with Cassandra Nelson of the aid group Mercy Corps about the escalating famine in Somalia.moreless
  • 08.17.11
    Episode 0817
    Wednesday: Anthony Mason sits down with President Obama at the end of his three-day, Midwest bus trip and talks jobs, taxes and the markets; Also, in Florida, police say they discovered and stopped a plot for a deadly attack on a Tampa high school; And, a seamstress recieves more than 1,400 outfits to donate to kids going back to school in the tornado stricken town of Joplin, Mo.moreless
  • 08.16.11
    Episode 0816
    Tuesday: From televisions to townhouses, consumer fear of the future is stalling sales and contaminating America's economic recovery; Also, a 4-year-old letter has turned up that could haunt top executives from News Corp; And, China's booming economy and increasingly diverse tastes are forcing Americans at home to pay more for products including cereal, vegetable oil, meat and milk.moreless
  • 08.15.11
    Episode 0815
    The Pentagon is considering a controversial plan to replace traditional military pensions with a 401(k)-style plan; Then, Howard Schultz, the chairman and founder of Starbucks, is calling for a national boycott on campaign donations; Also, Indiana state police are investigating the stage collapse at their state fair that killed 5 people.moreless
  • 08.13.11
    Episode 0813
    Saturday: The results of the Iowa straw poll are in and winners and losers alike are scrambling to put their own spin on the outcome; Also, in the wake of deadly riots in his country, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron is turning to American law enforcement for help; And, with growing number of sports training centers and gyms for kids are popping up - how early is too early to enroll a child in training?moreless
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    Episode 0812
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  • 08.12.11
    Episode 0812
    Friday: Fresh off the debate, Republican presidential candidates are continuing their campaigns in Iowa as they await the results of the upcoming straw poll; Also, Texas continues to lead the nation in job creation, but the state's success comes at a cost; And, Jim Axelrod takes a look at the life of a Wall Street trader during one of the craziest weeks in history for the stock market.moreless
  • Warrant singer Jani Lane found dead
    Jani Lane, the former lead singer of the once-hugely popular hair-band Warrant, was found dead inside a Comfort Inn hotel room in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles. Lane had also appeared on VH1's "Celebrity Fit Club" series.'s Ken Lombardi reports.
  • 08.09.11
    Episode 0809
    Tuesday: The Federal Reserve promises to keep interest rates low through at least 2013, as the Dow soars 429 points; Also, consumer electronics maker Apple takes oil giant Exxon's title as the most valuable company in America; And, Scott Pelley reports from Africa on the Somali starvation crisis.
  • 08.08.11
    Episode 0808
    Wall Street experienced a huge sell off in the first trading session since Standard and Poor's downgraded America's credit rating; Then, Parts of London have been burning for three days as riots in the city have begun to spread; Also, Scott Pelley reports from inside the Dadaab refugee camp where 400,000 Somalis have taken refuge as the famine reaches historic proportions.moreless
  • 08.07.11
    Episode 0807
    Sunday: Partisan bickering continues in Washington in the aftermath of the downgrade of U.S. credit; Also, families grieve Navy SEALs killed in Afghanistan; Plus, Somalia's famine crisis and how the U.S. is responding.
  • 08.06.11
    Episode 0806
    Saturday: Early indications are the Taliban is to blame for taking down a helicopter in Afghanistan killing 30 Americans; Then, Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry hosted a rally of Evangelical supporters deemed controversial for its religious overtones; Also, the Juno probe took off from Earth, beginning its 1.7 billion-mile journey to solve one of the greatest mysteries of science.moreless
  • 08.05.11
    Episode 0805
    Friday:The latest U.S. jobs report shows unexpected growth, staging a slight turnaround for battered stocks; Also, European financial markets post their biggest weekly decline in nearly three years; Plus, American servicemen in Afghanistan are facing an alarming increase in homemade fertilizer bombs; And, chaplains shepherd members of Congress through the debt deal.moreless
  • 08.04.11
    Episode 0804
    Thursday: A stock sell-off that started in Europe spread to U.S. markets, causing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to drop 512 points; Also, the Cargill Food Corporation is recalling 36 million pounds of turkey linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg; And, free finally of the debt limit crisis, President Obama celebrated his 50th birthday with friends and raised campaign money in Chicago.moreless
  • 08.03.11
    Episode 0803
    Wednesday: The stock market climbs out of a 160-point hole to barely escape its ninth straight day of losses; Also, production delays are leaving nearly 200 chemotherapy drugs in short supply; And, California slashes its education budget while its unemployment rates spins out of control.
  • 08.02.11
    Episode 0802
    Tuesday: A new report that shows economic recovery may be in trouble sent stock prices plunging; Then, a drought in the horn of Africa has destroyed crops for more than a year, putting 12 million people at risk of starvation; Also, meet a woman who provides food for poor children in the summer while school is out of session.moreless
  • 07.31.11
    Episode 0731
    Sunday: Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress is very close to a deal; Also, An Egyptian court rules that former President Hosni Mubarak will go on trial; Also, how a California woman is blogging to clean up beaches.
  • 07.30.11
    Episode 0730
    Saturday: Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell says he is "confident" that a bipartisan debt deal is close at hand; Also, the debilitating Texas drought is forcing ranchers to sell off record numbers of cattle; Plus, Jefferson County, Ala., is scrambling to avoid the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history; And, Whit Johnson reports on the Congressional Budget Office - D.C.'s truth squad.moreless
  • 07.29.11
    Episode 0729
    Friday: Speaker John Boehner adds a balanced budget amendment to his debt ceiling bill and it passes the House; Also, car companies have agreed to double the average fuel efficiency of their entire model lines beginning in 2017; And, the remarkable story of Michael Trapp, an auto shop owner who survived a 3,000 foot plane crash into Lake Huron where he was stranded for 18 hours.moreless
  • 07.28.11
    Episode 0728
    Thursday: A half hour before its scheduled vote, Speaker Boehner's debt reduction bill is tabled in the House; Also, adjustable rate mortgage increases could spike if the U.S. defaults on its debts; Plus, a gun store clerk tips off police to an American-born Muslim who may have been planning an attack on Fort Hood soldiers; And, Los Angeles is ending its controversial red-light camera program.moreless
  • 07.27.11
    Episode 0727
    Wednesday: With Congress unable to reach a debt deal, the threat of a U.S. credit downgrade is rising; Also, a U.S. soldier risks his life to generate good will among Afghan people; Plus, a study of users under the age of 20 finds no link between cell phone use and an increased risk for brain cancer; And, time is coming to an end for Walter Reed Army Hospital.moreless
  • 07.26.11
    Episode 0726
    Tuesday: The Capitol Hill switchboard was overloaded after President Obama urges Americans to contact their member of Congress over debt negotiations; Also, a new study of Census data finds a dramatic increase in the wealth gap between races; And, McDonald's announces that it will begin serving up a healthier Happy Meal.moreless
  • 07.24.11
    Episode 0724
    Sunday: With the Aug. 2 deadline looming, Congressional leaders are scrambling to make a deal; Also, a look at financial equality for gay couples, which is not recognized by federal law; Plus, a new focus on nuclear power plants.
  • 07.23.11
    Episode 0723
    Saturday: Two coordinated terror attacks in Norway have left at least 92 dead; Also, Grammy-winning British singer Amy Winehouse died at the age of 27; Plus, with a "grand bargain" off the table for now, Congress' focus has switches to finding a way to prevent default; And, the story of attorney David Kelly, who has an interesting night job - as critically acclaimed rapper Capital D.moreless
  • 07.20.11
    Episode 0720
    Wednesday: British lawmakers grill U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron on his relationship with Rupert Murdoch; Also, phone hacking is hard to trace, yet remarkably simple to pull off; Plus, new guidelines recommend that all women - 40 and older - get a mammogram each year; And, the story of 80-year-old Jack McKeon, the new manager for the Florida Marlins.moreless
  • 07.18.11
    Episode 0718
    Monday: The head of Scotland Yard's anti-terrorism unit resigned in the wake of a police investigation into illegal phone hacking at the News of the World; Then, the survivor of a shooting rampage is campaigning to save the gunman from execution; Also, Mark Strassmann reports on the privately owned companies racing to re-launch America's manned space program.moreless
  • 07.17.11
    Episode 0717
    Sunday: No end in sight to this summer's searing heat across the U.S.; Also, Casey Anthony walks out of a Florida jail under heavy guard; Plus, the status of the deficit talks with the Aug. 2 deadline looming.
  • 07.16.11
    Episode 0716
    Saturday: As the debt ceiling deadline approaches, credit rating agencies are threatening to downgrade America's gold-plated credit rating; Also, major British newspapers carried full-page advertisements of apology from Rupert Murdoch for the hacking scandal; Plus, Los Angeles is averting the dreaded Carmegeddon; And, a guided tour of the art exhibit "NASA Art: 50 Years of Exploration."moreless
  • 07.15.11
    Episode 0715
    Friday: In a stunning about-face, media mogul Rupert Murdoch is humbling himself publicly over the hacking scandal that brought down his "News of the World" paper; Also, President Obama says he is still hopeful that Congress can come to an agreement on a deal to raise the debt ceiling; And, Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery gives children of fallen soldiers the chance to connect with each other so they know they're not alone.moreless
  • 07.14.11
    Episode 0714
    Thursday:U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn says hackers have infiltrated defense industry computers and stolen 24,000 files - and this is not the first time; Also, the TSA is rolling out a new screening initiative that will allow some frequent fliers to have access to expedited security checks; And, drivers in Los Angeles are bracing for the impact of the temporary closing of the 405 freeway - a central artery through Southern California.moreless
  • 12.13.11
    Episode 0712
    Federal safety regulators are calling for a nationwide ban on all cell phone use while driving, Then, Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has a plan to build the world's biggest airplane and use it to launch rockets into space; Also, some 2,000 of Elizabeth Taylor's keepsakes are about to hit the auction block.moreless
  • 12.07.11
    Episode 0712
    Wednesday: In a surprise decision by the Obama administration, young teenagers will not be allowed access to the morning-after emergency contraception pill without a prescription; Also, a look inside secret make-shift hospitals in Syria where wounded protesters are being treated because going to a government-run facility is too dangerous; And, Harry Morgan, best known for his role as Colonel Sherman T. Potter on M*A*S*H, is dead at the age of 96.moreless
  • 07.11.11
    Episode 0711
    Monday: President Obama made clear to Republican leaders that he will not accept a stopgap measure to postpone negotiations on the country's debt ceiling deal; Then, A Texas based company, contracted to entertain the soldiers and families of Ft. Hood, has been allegedly scamming its patrons; Also, tens of thousands of amateur authors have picked up the tale of Harry Potter through stories of their own.moreless
  • 07.10.11
    Episode 0710
    Sunday: President Obama pushes for a big plan to cut over $4 trillion in spending; Also, the road for the British tabloid "News of the World"; Plus, how students are changing their economic futures through the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship.
  • 08.11.11
    Episode 0708
    Thursday: The volatile stock market changes direction eight times in eight days - this time the Dow is up more than 400 points; Also, the eight GOP presidential candidates competing in Iowa's straw poll prepare for their upcoming debate; And, Scott Pelley speaks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about the situations in Syria and Somalia.moreless
  • 07.07.11
    Episode 0707
    Thursday: "News of the World," Britain's most widely read newspaper, is calling it quits after 168 years following a phone hacking scandal; Also, lawmakers are are beginning to express confidence that a debt deal can be reached; And, Casey Anthony received the maximum jail sentence for lying to investigators, but will only be in jail for six more days after accounting for good behavior and time already served.moreless
  • 07.05.11
    Episode 0705
    Tuesday: Casey Anthony was found not guilty of first degree murder and the two other charges related to the killing of her infant daughter Caylee; Also, an investigation into Atlanta schools reveals a decade of cheating by principals and teachers on standardized tests; And, astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, discusses the uncertain future of the U.S. space program.moreless
  • 07.03.11
    Episode 0703
    Sunday: After six weeks of testimony, the closing arguments are underway in the high-profile murder trial of Casey Anthony; Also, cash-strapped California is shutting down 70 of its 278 state parks by next year due to budget cuts; And, At the age of 76, Dr. John Burson, an ear, nose and throat specialist, is serving his fourth tour since 2005 at a U.S. military clinic in Kabul, Afghanistan.moreless
  • 07.02.11
    Episode 0702
    Saturday: The government of Minnesota shuts down after failing to reach an agreement on balancing the budget, leaving many wondering if the federal government will follow suit; Also, not since World War II have as few teenagers been in the labor force; And, a school district in North Carolina uses the internet to bring high school graduation to military family members deployed overseas.moreless
  • 07.01.11
    Episode 0701
    Friday: Dominique Strauss-Kahn is released from house arrest after prosecutors list the lies told by his accuser; Also, in Georgia, a crackdown on illegal immigration begins, and for some farmers it's already a disaster; And, Johnny Long - one of the most influential marching band leaders - is inducted into the Hall of Fame.moreless
  • 06.30.11
    Episode 0630
    Thursday: U.S. airport security fails - allowing a passenger with no ticket and no valid boarding pass to take a cross-country flight; Also, federal prosecutors make a decision about whether the CIA terrorist interrogation program was criminal; And, hackers belonging to crime gangs are targeting small towns, community banks and civic organizations - wiping out their bank accounts.moreless
  • 06.29.11
    Episode 0629
    Wednesday: President Obama says the U.S. is just weeks from a default that could bring ruin to the economy and scolds Congress for delaying debt negotiations; Also, what happens when you stop paying your mortgage? For thousands of Americans the answer is... nothing; And, child homelessness spikes along the road to Disney World.moreless
  • 06.28.11
    Episode 0628
    Tuesday: The FDA granted preliminary approval to use Avastin for advanced breast cancer in 2008, but recent studies have led to a call to revoke that approval; Also, despite promises to the contrary, Congress continues to hand out favors to special interests; And, controversy surrounds the policy of presidential condolence for military families whose loved ones are killed on duty.moreless
  • 06.27.11
    Episode 0627
    Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled even the most grotesque video games are protected by the First Amendment; Then, A Chicago jury found former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich guilty on 17 counts of corruption; Also, Bill Whitaker investigates why land in southern California, set aside for homeless military veterans, has been turned into a private golf course.moreless
  • 06.26.11
    Episode 0626
    Sunday: A new poll in Iowa shows a tight race between Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann; Also, Floodwaters in Minot, N.D., level off, but officials say it could be several days until the waters pass; Plus, a man turns junk into mechanical creations.
  • 06.24.11
    Episode 0624
    Friday: Details are being released about the FBI capture of elusive mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger; Also, despite protests, New Jersey passed a law that cuts benefits for public employee union members; And, a 43-year-old unemployed jewelry setter takes to New York City's streets to dig for gold.
  • 06.23.11
    Episode 0623
    Bob Orr reports how for the last 16 years, the notorious Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger was a ghost leading authorities on a fruitless and frustrating worldwide manhunt; Then, Despite the economic recession, the video game industry has seen double-digit growth every year since 2005; Also, Mandy Clark visits wounded soldiers at the Bagram Air Base and asks them about their feelings toward Obama's troop withdrawal announcement.moreless
  • 06.22.11
    Episode 0622
    Wednesday: President Obama addresses the nation on his plans for withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan; Also, a new report suggests a surprising number of breast implants will have to be replaced; And, an EgyptAir Boeing 777 and a Lufthansa passenger jet nearly collide in a close call on a runway at New York's JFK Airport.moreless
  • 06.21.11
    Episode 0621
    Tuesday: Karl Eikenberry, the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, publicly denounces President Karzai's criticism of the American war effort; Also, two new proposed federal regulations would tighten standards for borrowers hoping to be approved for a mortgage; And, by Fall 2012, new warning labels containing graphic images of smoking's affect on the body will have to appear on cigarette packs.moreless
  • 06.19.11
    Episode 0619
    Sunday: Rescue efforts are underway after NATO allegedly mistakenly bombed a civilian area in Libya; Also, NASA's decision to close their space shuttle program has left thousands looking for a new job; Plus, forging a bond only a father can make.
  • 06.17.11
    Episode 0617
    Friday: Officials representing the AARP are ready to make a deal on cutting Social Security benefits; Also, when al Qaeda leader Harun Fazul was gun downed, he left behind plans for a terror attack on Europe; And, it has been 40 years since the U.S. declared war on drugs, but is it worth fighting anymore.moreless
  • 06.16.11
    Episode 0616
    Thursday: Osama bin Laden's right hand man, Ayman al-Zawahiri, is named the new leader of al Qaeda; Also, desperate homeowners are turning to "strategic default" - completely stopping payment of their mortgages; Plus, embattled Congressman Anthony Weiner resigns; And, a simple test could save the lives of newborns, but states don't require it.moreless
  • 06.15.11
    Episode 0615
    Wednesday: Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has been released from the hospital five months after the assassination attempt, marking a major milestone in her recovery; Also, A study reveals that in one quarter of the U.S., the life expectancy for women is dropping; And, Congress grills the ATF and DOJ about the controversial gunwalking program that intentionally let guns into Mexico.moreless
  • 06.14.11
    Episode 0614
    Tuesday: New signs that the economic recovery could be in trouble - prices are up and sales are down; Also, why is it so hard to fire Congressman Anthony Weiner; And, a new program to help the spouses of PTSD sufferers is now in place at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.moreless
  • 06.13.11
    Episode 0613
    Monday: With unemployment at 9.7 percent in North Carolina, President Obama visited the politically divided state to reassure voters that his economic stimulus plan will take time; Then, In the search to help patients with Progeria, a disorder that causes accelerated aging, scientists have uncovered what makes us age over time; Also, A full 7,000 pages of The Pentagon Papers are now declassified and available for pubic viewing online.moreless
  • 06.12.11
    Episode 0612
    Sunday: President Obama may pay for a still-weak economy with the loss of a second term; Also, the IMF is the latest victim of cyber attacks; Plus, a blind architect creates brail blueprints.
  • 06.11.11
    Episode 0611
    Saturday: Thousands of refugees are trying to escape the violent government crackdown in Syria; Also, the massive Arizona wildfire is now threatening to spread into New Mexico; Plus, Congressman Anthony Weiner is asking for leave of absence in order to seek treatment; And, at Urban Prep, the only all African-American male charter school in Chicago, every one of the 104 seniors is heading to college.moreless
  • 06.10.11
    Episode 0610
    Tent cities on the Turkish border are swelling with Syrian refugees escaping their dictator's violent crackdown on anti-government protests; Then, The House floor stands empty despite members of Congress' promise to work day and night until the negotiations over the looming debt ceiling are reached; Also, At the end of his last overseas trip as Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates told his fellow NATO defense ministers what he really thinks of America's oldest military alliancemoreless
  • 06.09.11
    Episode 0609
    Thursday: So far, firefighters in Arizona are losing the battle against a massive wildfire that has burned hundreds of acres; Also, two of Newt Gingrich's key staffers have resigned leaving his presidential campaign in ruins; And, homeless elementary school students in Las Vegas are finding hope in their principal.
  • 06.08.11
    Episode 0608
    Wednesday: The weak economy has voters worried, which is reflected in President Obama's approval ratings; Also, a report finds that American aid is creating an environment that will be unsustainable when the U.S. pulls out of Afghanistan; And, "Operation Proper Exit" takes wounded soldiers back to Iraq - for closure.
  • 06.07.11
    Episode 0607
    Wednesday: President Obama urged Americans not to "panic" about the economic recovery, despite recent disappointing jobs numbers; Also, homeowners bear the brunt of the failed promise of mortgage modifications; And, a Minneapolis mother, whose son was murdered, now lives next door to - and is friends with - her son's murderer.moreless
  • 06.06.11
    Episode 0606
    Mandy Clark reports on what the fight is like for U.S. troops trying to stop the enemy from crossing into Afghanistan from their hideouts in Pakistan; Then, Rep. Anthony Weitner (D-NY) admitted to sending lewd pictures to several women online; Also, On the 67th anniversary of the liberation of Europe during World War II, Anthony Mason looks back at the story of one American soldier who risked his life to save another.moreless
  • 06.05.11
    Episode 0605
    Sunday: the U.S. and Britain urge Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh to make a permanent exit deal; A new report reveals two new cancer drugs could extend the survival rate for melanoma patients; Plus, Aelita Andre, a 4-year-old art prodigy.
  • 06.04.11
    Episode 0604
    Saturday: Small businesses and teenagers are feeling the sting of the down economy; Also, the Arab Spring that has caused chaos for governments across the Middle East continues to rage; Plus, the controversial method of treating alcoholism with alchohol; And, Chinese couples spend several days and thousands of dollars on picture-perfect weddings.moreless
  • 06.03.11
    Episode 0603
    Friday: The unemployment rate rose above nine percent in the month of May after companies only hired a net gain of 54,000 employees; Then, John Edwards was indicted on charges he used close to a million dollars in campaign donations to support his mistress; Also, Actor James Arness, famous for playing the lawman Matt Dillon on "Gunsmoke," died at the age of 88.moreless
  • 06.02.11
    Episode 0602
    Thursday: The FBI is investigating the hacking of personal Gmail accounts of top U.S. government officials; Also, the deadly tornadoes which ripped Massachusetts caught residents there completely off guard; And, the government's new attempt at tackling America's weight problem spells the end of the Food Pyramid, and the beginning of "My Plate."moreless
  • 06.01.11
    Episode 0601
    Wednesday: Two tornadoes touch down in western Mass., leaving at least four dead; Also, negative economic reports led to a panicked sell off in the stock market; Plus, NY Rep. Anthony Weiner denies sending a lewd photo from his Twitter account; And, a new video is changing patients' minds about what kind of treatment they want at the end of life.moreless
  • 05.29.11
    Episode 0529
    Sunday: President Obama attends a memorial service in hard-hit Joplin, Mo.; Also, Sarah Palin makes an appearance at the Rolling Thunder biker rally in D.C.; Plus, Bald Eagles make a Catalina Island comeback.
  • 05.28.11
    Episode 0528
    Saturday: Six days after deadly tornadoes leveled Joplin, Mo., residents there are finding ways to put the tragedy behind them and move on; Also, high gas prices are causing many holiday weekend travelers to skimp on their vacations; And, the United Warrior Survivor Foundation provides support to widows of Special Forces personnel.moreless
  • 05.27.11
    Episode 0527
    Friday: Three sibilings are searching for their mother after she went missing during the tornadoes that tore through Joplin, Mo.; Also, the black boxes from Air France Flight 447 have been recovered, nearly two years after it crashed into the Atlantic Ocean; And, NOAA makes the controversial decision to keep bluefin tuna off of the endangered species list.moreless
  • 05.26.11
    Episode 0526
    Thursday: Ratko Mladic, one of the world's most notorious fugitives, is captured and charged with the massacre of thousand of Bosnian Muslims; Also, four days after deadly tornadoes leveled Joplin, Mo., the search for the missing is getting desperate; And, a failed study of super strength niacin marks a setback in the battle against heart disease.moreless
  • 05.25.11
    Episode 0525
    Wednesday: Deadly tornadoes rip through Oklahoma, destroying lives in a matter of seconds; Also, Democrats score an upset win in a special Congressional race that came down to a battle over Medicare; Plus, an Ohio factory revs up as General Motors starts hiring again; And, Oprah ends her reign as queen of daytime TV after 25 years.moreless
  • 05.24.11
    Episode 0524
    Tuesday: The death toll in Joplin, Mo., has reached 122 and is expected to grow. As Don Teague reports, there is no firm number of injured or missing; Then, Seth Doane reports on why super twisters, like the one in Joplin, Mo., are more dangerous than the rest; Also, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a well-received address before both houses of Congress regarding negotiations to create lasting peace with the Palestinians.moreless
  • 2/3/11
    Many states are struggling with the aftermath from the monster winter storm that rolled through this week. Don Teague reports on living in the wake of the blizzard.
  • 1/17/11
    The jokes delivered by British comedian Ricky Gervais while hosting the Golden Globe Awards resulted in backlash from the show's organizers and his celebrity targets. Jim Axelrod reports on the controversy.
  • Strangers Linked by Tragedy
    Katie Couric speaks to Dr. David Bowman and wife Nancy, who rendered care to victims of Saturday's shooting.
  • Rendering Care Amid Chaos
    Katie Couric speaks to Dr. David Bowman and wife Nancy, who rendered care to victims of Saturday's shooting.
  • Heroic Acts in Tucson
    Heroic Acts in Tucson
    Episode 0110
    John Blackstone reports on several individuals who acted heroically in the face of tragedy during the shootings in Tucson, Ariz. at an event held by Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
  • Tucson Shooting Aftermath
    Six people are dead and eight recovering in a Tucson hospital, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot point blank in the head. Katie Couric reports on the aftermath of the shooting.
  • Evening News Online, 01.10.11
    Monday: A special report on the aftermath of the Tucson shooting that left six people dead and eight injured; Also, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' condition as she recovers from being shot in the head; Plus, concerns are raised over firearm possession in Arizona.
  • Evening News Online, 01.09.11
    Sunday: Cautious optimism about the condition of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords; Also, 22-year-old Jared Loughner is charged with attempted assassination and first degree murder; Plus, a debate over the political climate and its role in contributing to a violent culture.
  • 9-Year-Old Girl Youngest Victim of Tucson Shooting
    Grade school student 9-year-old Christina-Taylor Green is the youngest victim of the Tucson shooting. John Blackstone reports on her story.